Alicia Keys, Jamie Foxx and Mariah Carey lead tributes to Martin Luther King, ...

Alicia Keys, Jamie Foxx and Mariah Carey lead tributes to Martin Luther King, ...
Alicia Keys, Jamie Foxx and Mariah Carey lead tributes to Martin Luther King, ...

Alicia Keys, Jamie Foxx and Mariah Carey were among a number of celebrities who took to social media Monday to pay tribute to the late Martin Luther King Jr. on MLK Day.

The stars took part in marking what would have been King's 93rd birthday Saturday, posting photos and quotations from the late civil rights icon.

Keys shared a quote from civil rights leader Valarie Kaur that read, 'Revolutionary love is the call of our time,' with shots of herself and husband Swizz Beatz (along with a shot of King and late wife Coretta Scott King) underscored to her song Love When You Call My Name.

The latest: A number of celebrities took to social media Monday to pay tribute to the late Martin Luther King Jr. on MLK Day, marking what would have been the leader's 93rd birthday

The latest: A number of celebrities took to social media Monday to pay tribute to the late Martin Luther King Jr. on MLK Day, marking what would have been the leader's 93rd birthday

Jamie Foxx thanked King for his service and inspiration with an image of the slain activist, while Mariah Carey shared a quote from King and an image from the March on Washington from August of 1963.

Madonna shared a shot of the late civil rights activist, saying he 'showed us that nothing is impossible if we believe,' while Kate Hudson urged her followers to listen to a speech from the late Nobel Peace Prize winner.

Actresses Salma Hayek, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jana Kramer, Lindsay Lohan and Vanessa Hudgens shared quotations from the American icon, while Kris Jenner, Tom Brady, Matthew McConaughey and Ellen DeGeneres did the same.

Some of the social media posts centered around the ongoing battle in the U.S. Senate over voting rights, with Kerry Washington and Viola Davis stressing the importance of the current day issues in preserving the massive legacy King set forth.

Jamie Foxx and Alicia Keys were among dozens of celebs to pay tribute to the late civil rights icon on their social media pages

Jamie Foxx and Alicia Keys were among dozens of celebs to pay tribute to the late civil rights icon on their social media pages 

Keys shared a quote from civil rights leader Valarie Kaur that read, 'Revolutionary love is the call of our time,' with shots of herself and husband Swizz Beatz

Keys shared a quote from civil rights leader Valarie Kaur that read, 'Revolutionary love is the call of our time,' with shots of herself and husband Swizz Beatz

Jamie Foxx thanked King for his service and inspiration, with an image of the slain activist

Jamie Foxx thanked King for his service and inspiration, with an image of the slain activist 

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