Visitors gather at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington on Sunday. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

But even if you’re skipping out on the organized celebrations, quiet moments of reflection can help put King’s accomplishments and our nation’s progress into perspective.

Some are sharing those thoughts and reflections on Twitter, using obvious topics like “Happy MLK Day” and not so obvious topics like “#thingsMLKwouldntapproveof.”

YOUR TAKE: How are you observing Martin Luther King Day?

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