You don't need us to tell you that Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a very important national holiday. But, we'll do it anyway. Hey, guys: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a very important national holiday. For a variety of different reasons, you should celebrate it today and do your part to remember the legacy of Dr. King. We understand that there are a lot of other crazy things going on right now—the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers are going to the Super Bowl! President Barack Obama is being inaugurated! Lupe Fiasco is back in the news for acting a fool!—but you should still take a few minutes out of your (off?) day to think about how MLK changed this country.
But, don't just take our word for it. Right now, there are dozens and dozens of celebrities tweeting about the importance of #MLK. From rappers to reality TV stars, they all know and understand the importance of MLK Day. Just check out The 25 Best Celebrity Tweets About Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. And, while you're doing it, consider how your life might be different if Dr. King hadn't worked so tirelessly to make changes in this country. It's the least you can do to pay homage to him.