Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
A hugfest between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Rev. Al Sharpton has been raising eyebrows.
King was born Jan. 15, 1929, and the federal holiday is the third Monday in January.
Volunteers gave up their day as part of a national effort to honor the life and legacy or Martin Luther King by improving communities.
The inauguration ceremony on Monday coincides with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and this year also marks 150 years since President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Emancipation Proclamation.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday that gun violence must stop, and illegal guns must come off the streets once and for all.