Martin Luther King Jr


Vehicle Sought in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) Offense: 3000 Block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Southeast

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Seventh District seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a vehicle in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Thursday, July 28, 2022, in the 3000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Southeast. At approximately...

Martin Luther King Jr. Mural In West Philadelphia Could Be In Jeopardy Of Being Replaced

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. mural at 40th Street and Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia could be in jeopardy of being replaced. Full Court Development has purchased the lot next to the mural and plans on constructing a three-story mixed-use building that would block the mural and upset some in the community. The mural commemorates King’s visit to Philadelphia on Aug. 3, 1965. Ten thousand people were on hand at 40th and Lancaster to hear the civil rights icon speak. Chosen 300 Ministries Executive Director Brian Jenkins organized a rally Friday night imploring the developer to keep the homage to King on the new building. “We’re not trying to stop development, but we are trying to stop you from taking away from our history,” Jenkins said. “They had an opportunity to come and present something that was acceptable to the community that will preserve the image that is on that mural. It’s very simple. If you’re going to build a building there, take one side of the building and put the mural back.” Eyewitness News reached out to the developer for comment, but we have not heard back.

Woman hit, killed on Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A pedestrian was hit and killed while walking just north of 8th Street Monday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP). Investigators with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and FHP were called to US-1 and Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway in the Phoenix neighborhood before 2 a.m. Monday morning.

City to install memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

AVONDALE, Ohio (WKRC) - The City of Cincinnati is preparing to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Designs are in the works for a monument at the corner of Reading Road and Martin Luther King Drive in Avondale. The memorial will feature six pillars set in a circular configuration around a bronze sculpture of Dr. King upon a stained concrete plaza. Each pillar represents one of the six principles of nonviolence he taught.
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City selects vibrant design for memorial honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

CINCINNATI (WXIX) - A striking public monument commemorating the life, work and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will rise in Avondale next year. “The Light of Hope” at the corner of Reading Road and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive will feature a statue of bronze King on pedestal surrounded by six towering, vibrant stained-glass pillars representing each of King’s six principles of nonviolence.