Biloxi (Miss.) NAACP President James Crowell, III, addresses the Biloxi City Council before their unanimous vote to change an old ordinance that referred to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday as "Great Americans Day", on January 16, 2017, in Biloxi, Mississippi. The city now officially recognizes the third Monday of January each year as "Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.". The amendment was fully supported and encouraged by Biloxi Mayor "FoFo" Gilich. Photo by James Edward Bates.