America remembers Martin Luther King

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America remembers Martin Luther King

January 20th is Martin Luther King Day, a US federal holiday to remember the murdered civil rights leader. The event was first observed in 1986 - so what does it mean to Americans today? Shirley Franklin was Mayor of Atlanta from 2002 to 2010 - the first black woman to hold the job in a major southern city. She spared time for Business Matters on what she calls "a great day".

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