Statement by Secretary Vilsack on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

WASHINGTON, January 16, 2023 – “Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy continues to serve as a powerful source of inspiration and a catalyst for action for the American people. Today, people of all backgrounds in our Nation carry forth his dream: to bring justice where there is injustice, freedom where there is oppression, peace where there is violence, and opportunity where there is poverty.