|Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Monday, January 16|Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Monday, January 16
On Monday, January 16th, Houston Public Schools will be closed to honor the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, which celebrates the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to America.
We commemorate the values of courage, truth, justice, compassion, dignity, humility and service that so radiantly defined Dr. King’s character and empowered his leadership.
On this holiday, we commemorate the universal, unconditional love, forgiveness and nonviolence that empowered his revolutionary spirit. source: http://www.thekingcenter.org/meaning-king-holiday