On Monday, January 16, the University of Delaware will be CLOSED (including the ELI!) and there will be no classes in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
He was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs.
You can learn more about this incredible person, including watching videos and listening to his impactful speeches, from the History channel resources page.