This isn't just a day off, people

"I do not determine what is right and wrong by taking a Gallup poll of the majority opinion," Martin Luther King once told an audience. "A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus." That last sentence needs an edit, but the man was right. Valleywag will take the afternoon off to give you time to do some back-reading and YouTube-watching on King and the civil rights movement. Try not to be too obvious about friending Adrian Covert at Gizmodo today.

(Black cat photo by Gúnna. White cat photo by timhill2000)