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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King

By Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo Plotkin & Hellman LLP

Today marks the 93rd birthday of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Our nation celebrates him and his immeasurable impact with a national holiday on the third Monday each January.

Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and influential activist who led the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. Inspired by Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. King was widely respected for his use of nonviolent resistance strategies and civil disobedience.

Dr. King led numerous marches for various injustices such as desegregation, labor rights, and black citizens’ righting votes.

In 1964, Dr. King was recognized for his longstanding commitment to activism with the Nobel Peace Prize.

Here at Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo Plotkin & Hellman LLP, we are staunch supporters of the ideal that all people deserve equal treatment under the law, regardless of race, color, or creed. As part of our commitment to this goal, we provide all our services on a contingency basis, meaning that we bear all the upfront legal costs. This allows us to provide representation to a wide variety of victims, regardless of their ability to pay.

Our goals as attorneys are to ensure that everyone, no matter their background, has equal access to legal representation.

We are proud to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and continue our efforts of striving for social and economic justice.

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1963

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