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Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019 events around Phoenix honor civil-rights leader

The celebrations will include high-profile visits to the Valley by civil rights activist Carmen Perez and singer Damien Sneed. The holiday in recognition of the slain civil rights leader ... www.mesaa... read more

MLK legacy honored at Dr. King celebration weekend

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — For more than 20 years an annual celebration honoring the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. is held for the entire weekend leading up to the national holiday ... in 1963 that l... read more

Here’s how the Inland Empire will mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019

These Inland area events and others will mark the annual holiday that honors ... A crowd gathers around the Martin Luther King Jr. statue in downtown San Bernardino in 2018 to honor the slain civil ri... read more

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12 Historic Facts About Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. arrives in London in 1961. J. Wilds/Keystone/Getty Images One of the most recognizable proper names of the 20th century wasn't actually what was on the birth certificate. Th... read more

Martin Luther King, Jr., on Feminism

Coretta Scott King, to carry the torch for women’s rights and LGBT rights. But we can take heart from so many of the great civil rights leader’s words in our ongoing global struggle against the oppres... read more

Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes & Poems for MLK Day 2016

Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the most inspirational civil rights leaders in our ... as did his wife Coretta Scott King. Let's honor MLK Jr. with quotes and poems that pay tribute to him on his nat... read more

Martin Luther King’s secret religion

(RNS) — If the birthday of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Jewish holiday, this would be second day yontif ... fondness for children being well adjusted. There are some things in our so... read more

Good Question: How Did MLK Day Become A National Holiday?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — People across the country celebrated Martin Luther King Jr ... holidays mean federal employees don’t go to work, but still get paid. Jacobs said cost wasn’t the only road block. “ ... read more

Community College of Denver to Honor Three with MLK Community Leadership Awards

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. exemplified community leadership and made it the cornerstone of his civil rights ministry. In the spirit of Dr. King, Community College of Denver (CCD) will honor Denver co... read more

Annual MLK march set for Monday

In celebration and remembrance of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., marchers will again take to the streets on Monday, Jan. 21, to honor ... federal holiday observed on the third Monday of January ... read more

Poet laureate teaches legacy of Martin Luther King

Last month for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Brice read an original poem of hers to students, “If I Were Dr. King,” which honors the teachings of the late civil rights leader ... loved the idea ... read more

How Has Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspired You?

Dr. King inspires me because I’m no longer afraid to share my love of someone from a different race like people were before the Civil Rights Movement ... and we all deserve love. • Martin Luther King ... read more

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