Today is a Federal Holiday, despite the fact that some states still don’t officially observe it.
Anyone who has ever seen or heard a recording of Doctor King’s “I Have A Dream” speech had to have been moved.
Doctor King’s work is still unfinished.
Within the SF community, more outreach still needs to be done. You can do a little bit of your own outreach by engaging with these websites:
By reading nny number of authors – Octavia Butler, N. K. Jemisin, Samuel R Delany, Steven Barnes, Nalo Hopkinson, Nnedi Okorafor, Tananarive Due, Andrea Hairston, Geoffrey Thorne, Nisi Shawl, and Carl Hancock Rux
and don’t forget the Carl Brandon Society.
For more on King’s impact, check out this post