In addition to attending one of the several events planned for today, many people will use this time to give back.
Today, President Obama and millions of Americans across the nation will take part in the MLK Day of Service. It's a day when Americans are asked to work together to fulfill Dr. King's vision for a better America.
Here in Montgomery, the Volunteer and Information Center is coordinating several activities. The idea is that instead of taking a day off from work or school, you spend the day transforming the community through volunteerism.