President Barack Obama and his family are among those around the country who will honor the legacy of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. today (Jan. 16). The Obama's took part in a community service project in Washington to honor King's memory, and sends the message worldwide that MLK Day is all about helping others.
“There's no better way to celebrate Dr. King than to do something on behalf of others,” he said. “All of us can be a drum major for service. All of us can be a drum major for justice. There's nobody who can't serve; nobody who can't help somebody else. And, weather you're 7 or 6, or weather you're 76, you can find opportunities to make an enormous difference in your community….”