The Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium

A day ON, not a day off

"This is a federal holiday with special relevance to the present reality of American life. The reality is that things are changing, and here was a person instrumental in that change. Students can't go to rallies, programs, and marches if they have to be in class."

- Marty Ellington

Spokesman for the United Coalition Against Racism (UCAR), March 1987