Students alleged that the teacher also told students he'd never seen racism in the U.S. and refused to let a Black student take off her face mask for a break.
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"Andrew's commitment to a basic income is why I'm endorsing him," Martin Luther King III said, emphasizing that his father supported the idea.
The Google Doodle depicts a modern-day mural that pays tribute to the Montgomery Bus Boycotts and the Selma to Montgomery March.
Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday is a federal holiday which means that some federal services will be unavailable.
Banks tend to follow the Federal Reserve's holiday schedule, which observes Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
While many federal services will be unavailable or limited today, private companies like grocery stores will generally remain open.
The Irishman publicly praised the president on Twitter, while Trump congratulated him for his win in UFC 246 on Saturday night.
Google Doodle celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which is the first federal holiday named after a modern private citizen.
Find out which mail services will run on MLK Day, a federal holiday celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.
Doris Miller received the Navy Cross for his heroic actions during the attack on Pearl Harbor, on December 7, 1941.
"Activism is inherently divisive," Ocasio-Cortez said.
"This is an insult to the American people that the president of the United States does not officially recognize or give any ceremony for Dr. King," Sharpton said at a breakfast to honor the civil rights leader.
"One of my favorite quotes from Dr. King was, 'Now is the time to make real the the promises of democracy,'" Pence said.
Martin Luther King Jr. wrote five books and delivered about 450 speeches a year.
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People around the country were marching, celebrating, protesting and volunteering in honor of the civil rights leader.