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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day


Last updated 1/22/2016 at 1:01pm

Monday Jan. 18. is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the federal holiday that celebrates the birthday and legacy of the civil rights icon credited with winning anti-discrimination and voting rights for African-Americans.

The holiday has been officially observed since 1986 and sees many government offices closed. Major banks covered by the Federal Reserve Bank observe the holiday and there will be no mail delivery on Monday.

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