LINCOLN, Neb. — At a Wednesday hearing on creating a Malcolm X holiday in Nebraska, a state lawmaker posed a thought: Why not have a shared “civil rights leaders” holiday instead?

Sen. Steve Halloran of Hastings suggested that, similar to Presidents Day, the calendar space could honor multiple iconic figures, such as Malcolm X and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Larry Skow

How come the WHITE folks that gave their lives fighting for Black Civil rights are NEVER recognized? ODD

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