BILOXI, Miss. (AP) " A Mississippi city voted Monday to ditch "Great Americans Day" and instead celebrate a holiday named for Martin Luther King Jr.The Biloxi City Council voted 6-0 Monday to change.. New Zealand Herald Also reported by •Seattle Times
It's official: the city of Biloxi, Miss., will now celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the third Monday of January. The change, announced Monday in a statement posted on the city's website, came.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
The city of Biloxi, Mississippi, is facing a strong backlash over its observance of “Great Americans Day” on Monday—the day more commonly known as Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday.. Source: Time -
Today is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, unless you live in, say, Biloxi, Mississippi, which faced backlash from the Twitterverse when it chose to whitewash the holiday by calling it “Great.. Huffington Post
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The city of Biloxi has sparked a debate about the holiday honoring the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. after announcing on social media that city offices would.. Seattle Times
Biloxi, Mississippi, is facing outrage after sending a tweet that referenced Monday, Jan. 16, as “Great Americans Day” instead of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
However, a city official says that.. Huffington Post