Opening Act: Martin

Occupy protesters pose for a group photo holding a banner of Rosa Parks December 1, 2011 at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial before the start of the ‘Walkupy’ march in Washington, DC. Fifty-Five years ago today, Parks refused to move from a ‘Whites Only Section’ of the bus on her way home from work. A handful of Occupiers saluted Parks before leaving Thursday on a 700 mile (1126.5 km), 45-day march from DC to Atlanta, Georgia. AFP PHOTO /Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images

It’s a holday, and because you’re a good person you’re serving your community in some way. I’ll be writing more from South Carolina starting tomorrow.

Rachel Zoll wants to know where the religion issue is hiding.

Still unsure what the point of this poll is.

Sasha Issenberg peeks inside the Obama campaign’s data mine.

The Obamas book club.

The Root on MLK.