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As Americans commemorated Martin Luther King Jr., Democratic presidential hopefuls fanned out across... [Read More]
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Some students at N.C. Wesleyan College used Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. holiday to serve others.Roughly 150 students — or about 10 percent of the student body at the college — participated in the Day of Service event by working with community organizations to engage in service projects."We use this day to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by engaging in community service," said Elliott Smith, director of student activities for the college. "This is also the first weekend after students have returned for the spring semester, so it is a great way to get everyone involved... [Read More]
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Thousands paid tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at an annual parade in Waikiki Monday. [Read More]
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The Jefferson City chapter of the NAACP and SSM Health will hold services honoring Martin Luther King Jr. on MLK Day. [Read More]
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People in Phoenix remembered the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday and spoke about how Americans need more unity. [Read More]
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said "life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'what are you doing for others?" That's the intent behind MLK Day... [Read More]
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At the time of his killing in 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. had become the proverbial prophet without honor in his own land. A survey by the Harris Poll found that the 39-year-old civil rights leader appeared to have lost his grip on the American imagination. Three out of four white respondents said they disapproved of King's work after his turn against the war in Vietnam. More striking, roughly half of black Americans also disapproved.Only a few years earlier, King had been at a zenith: In 1964,... [Read More]
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The necessity of action towards social change was the main theme of a breakfast and service designed to remember the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. [Read More]
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The keynote speaker at the annual Rocky Mount Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Breakfast used the podium to take a different approach to honoring the slain civil rights leader.Instead of focusing on more notable aspects of King's legacy, such as federal civil and voting rights laws, N.C. Justice Center Executive Director Rick Glazier spoke about how King might view four issues of the day: Immigration, the environment, health care and education.Glazier also spoke about King having emphasized the importance of service while speaking at the event, which was held Monday morning at N.C. Wesleyan College.On the issue of immigration,... [Read More]
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Program began in De la Guerra Plaza, then moved up State Street to the Arlington Theatre... [Read More]
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A moment meant to highlight the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. raised questions Monday night. The controversy centered around what Republican Rep. Lori Saine said about the history lynching in America. On Friday, she spoke on the floor about a resolution commemorating MLK. "We are standing in the moral arc of history as we celebrate a reverend that changed history for all Americans. We have come a long way on that arc since that reconstruction when whites and... [Read More]
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The Unity Group of Chattanooga wrapped up the 49th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Week Celebration on Monday with a parade and program. [Read More]
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Every hour on the hour, a Martin Luther King Jr. quote was read to the dozens of volunteers at My Sister's Closet — a store tradition kept every third Monday... [Read More]
Martin Luther King Jr. Day offers an opportunity to look inward, be thoughtful, and get involved, professor Stephanie Power-Carter said Monday afternoon. [Read More]
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As Americans commemorated Martin Luther King Jr., Democratic presidential hopefuls fanned out across the country to honor the civil rights leader and make themselves heard on the national stage. Sen. …... [Read More]
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What's up with the partial government shutdown on Day 31: WHAT'S NEW Lawmakers marked the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with commemorative statements and memorial visits. But there appeared to …... [Read More]
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The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration has become an important annual tradition in Kingsland. [Read More]
Today hometowns around the region celebrated the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The civil rights icon left a mark across the whole country, and Virginia is no exception. [Read More]
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Thousands of people across the United States set out to march in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. And California Sen. Kamala announced that she plans to run for President of the United States in the 2020 election. [Read More]
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For the last 34 years, Volunteers of America has been celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by opening its doors to those in need. [Read More]
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