Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Flags

January 11, 2011

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is coming up next Monday, January 17. If you’re going to a parade or ceremony, or want to commemorate this incredible man with an outdoor flag, then take a look at the United States Flag Store’s beautiful Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. flags. Supplies are limited, so place your order today!

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Flag is available two sizes and orientations: one option is a 3 feet by 5 feet horizontal flag and the other is a 28 inch by 40 inch vertically oriented decorative banner flag. Both flags are made of high quality nylon and are suitable for indoor or outdoor use, making it a perfect banner to wave at a home, school, or business, or in a parade, march, or rally.

These beautifully vibrant flags feature the hopeful face of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the right side of the flag. A waving American flag is featured in the in the background of the flag towards the left side. The text at the top of the banner reads: Martin Luther King, Jr. in capital letters. The phrase “Yesterday’s Dream, Tomorrow’s Reality” runs across the bottom of the flag.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 and was a prominent leader in the African American Civil Rights Movement. Through nonviolent protesting, speeches, and rallies, Dr. King helped advance the civil rights for African Americans in the United States and around the world. Dr. King’s notable accomplishments include leading the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955, founding the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957, and delivering his most famous “I Have a Dream” speech during the 1963 March on Washington. In 1964, he became the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Dr. King was assassinated on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee, where he was speaking in support of better working conditions for African American sanitation workers. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was mandated by former President Ronald Reagan in 1983 and first observed in 1986.

Click here to watch Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.