Monday is Martin Luther King Day. Learn more about the complicated history behind this special holiday.
In the months after MLK’s death in 1968, Congressman John Conyers Jr. of Michigan introduced the first legislation seeking to make King's birthday, Jan. 15, a federal holiday.
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