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Martin Luther King Day break

Photo by Vicki Pearson/WDC Elementary There are no classes at WDC public schools on Monday, Jan. 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but many students and classrooms spend time studying this leader. Martin Luther King Jr., Jan. 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968, was an American clergyman, activist and prominent leader in the African-American civil rights movement. He is best known for being an iconic figure in the advancement of civil rights in the United States and around the world. Heidi Van Dyke's first graders f...