A.B. Assensoh and Yvette M. Alex-Assensoh

America celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday 20, the first ever public holiday in honour of a Black person. The history of this day is interesting, especially the strong resistance mounted by white politicians on the grounds that a Black person was no that important

Racial and ethnic minorities are still disproportionately counted among the poor in America. Reducing employment among them and increasing the minimum wage would go some way in realizing the ‘promised land’ that Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed of