What's The Diff?

The things Quicken Loans team members care about and want to share with the world

Posts tagged ‘Martin Luther King Jr’

Quicken Loans DIFF Blog wishes you a Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

Quicken Loans DIFF Blog wishes you a Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

Post Metadata

Social Bookmarking

AddThis Button

The Quicken Loans Difference – Tours, Diversity and Blogs

The DIFF has a new partner blog - The Community DIFF from Quicken Loans! by whatsthediffblog, on Flickr

I moved from Michigan to South Carolina last year. While my family is dealing with the usual adjustment issues, I’m also confronted with lots of stereotypes – Yankees, Southerners, dialects, and who eats what. It’s been an experience with a lot of surprises. I’m really enjoying watching all these nasty assumptions fall apart. Really, it’s for the best that they do.

According to Infoplease.com:

It took 15 years to create the federal Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday. Congressman John Conyers, Democrat from Michigan, first introduced legislation for a commemorative holiday four days after King was assassinated in 1968.

Michigan. Yeah. That makes me proud.

What makes me not-so-proud:

2005: South Carolina becomes the last state to make MLK Day a paid holiday for all state employees. Until now, employees could choose between celebrating it or one of three Confederate-related holidays.

Continue reading “The Quicken Loans Difference – Tours, Diversity and Blogs” »

Post Metadata

Social Bookmarking

AddThis Button

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day from the Quicken Loans Blog

Post Metadata

Social Bookmarking

AddThis Button

Secondary Navigation:


Promotional Information:


Partner Links:
Site Feeds:
Copyright:
Today's Date:
Wednesday, September 20, 2017