KHEF re-releases postcard for 50th Anniversary of MLK assassination

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FORMER U.S. REPRESENTATIVE Katie Hall, standing second from left, witnessed along with other national dignitaries as U.S. President Ronald Reagan signed federal legislation establishing a national holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Rose Garden, The White House, on November 2, 1983. House of Representatives Bill 3706 (The King Bill) was authored and sponsored by Former U.S. Representative Katie Hall of Gary, Indiana.

The Katie Hall Educational Foundation in remembrance of the upcoming 50th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1968-2018) recently announced the re-release of its successful postcard in recognition of the life and work of America’s greatest civil rights leader.

A postcard image featuring U.S. Representative Katie Hall at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Law Signing Ceremony, along with other national and international dignitaries at The White House on November 2, 1983, is being sold across the country at museums and retail venues.

The postcard is an educational tool to teach persons of all ages and ethnic, racial and religious backgrounds about the only national holiday named in honor of an African-American in United States history.

The federal legislation as authored and sponsored by Mrs. Hall- House of Representatives Bill 3706, commonly known as “The King Bill” designates the third Monday in January as a national holiday in observance of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Katie Hall Educational Foundation Chairman and CEO Junifer Hall, stated, “We are deeply grateful for the support of the various churches, organizations, schools, and universities throughout the nation, who have purchased this historic postcard.” Further, Hall says, “The Foundation is deeply indebted to the citizens of the City of Gary (Indiana) for their financial support of the educational and historic postcard, especially the local Baptist ministers.”

The educational and historical postcard currently sells for $1.00 each, and can be ordered by contacting the katiehallfoundation@aol.com or by contacting Katie Hall Educational Foundation, P.O. Box 1305, Gary, Indiana, 46407.

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