By the Content of their Character

The stock market closed, post offices shut down and government workers got a day off, to celebrate the legacy of civil rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr., a figure who helped desegregate America, create racial equality, and to this day is the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Mr. King and his late wife Coretta's eldest daughter, Yolanda King, said today was an opportunity for everyone to "live her father's dream." READ MORE

In King's legendary speech, "I Have A Dream," he wrote that he wished that one day his four children could, "live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character."

After his lifetime of philanthropy and working to better race relations in America, do you think MLK Jr. would be happy with the state of racial equality in the United States today?

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