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On this Martin Luther King holiday, banks, government offices and many businesses are closed. But Google is up and running — and it's honoring the slain civil rights leader.

If you've been to Google's homepage today, you might have noticed the Google Doodle, the graphic that sometimes replaces the Google logo.

Monday's doodle is an image of Martin Luther King, Jr. marching in Selma, Alabama. It's a collage that was created by Roxbury-based collage artist Ekua Holmes.


Ekua Holmes, Roxbury-based artist.


Radio Boston: Boston Artist Ekua Holmes Uses Collage To Depict Everyday Life In Roxbury

  • “Part of our job,” says Holmes, “is to take things that people walk by every day, and don’t notice, and bring them to the forefront and make you notice them.”

This article was originally published on January 19, 2015.

This segment aired on January 19, 2015.