Today’s video talks about the great American civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr., and phrases related to peaceful political protests.
King’s birthday was celebrated on Monday, January 18, as a national holiday in the United States, as it is every year on the third Monday of January.
Learn more about these expressions:
- To strike
- To picket
- To boycott
For more information on “MLK, Jr.” as King is known as, see our Cultural English 5.
For more vocabulary related to protests, check out (take a look at) Daily English 427 – Planning a Protest and Daily English 895 – Government Reactions to Protests.
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