Today Google Doodle marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day
By: Margaret Wilson
The Google Doodle developers decided to dedicate a new drawing to Martin Luther King Jr.
He is known all over the world for his aspiration to achieve racial equality. Martin Luther was born on January 15, 1929 and in 1955 he already arranged his first successful protest Montgomery Bus Boycott» to help an African-American movement. As a result, the separation of people in city transport on racial grounds was eliminated.
In total, Martin Luther King delivered more than 2,500 speeches during his public activity. Moreover, he was a key figure in the voting rights adoption in 1965.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a national holiday celebrated in all 50 states of the USA.