#Dr. Martin Luther King

MLK Day Service: Georgia celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2022

ATLANTA - The country is coming together to honor the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. Despite the winter storm warning the day before, the annual MLK Day Commemorative Service will take place at Atlanta's Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church. This year's theme...
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Alveda King reveals how to be more like Martin Luther King Jr. in 2022

At a time when there is so much stress, strain, and strife in the world around us, how can Americans be more like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in early 2022 and well beyond?. Fox News Digital posed that question and more to evangelist Alveda King, founder of the pro-life organization Speak for Life and a niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., during an engaging discussion by phone on Friday evening ahead of the federal holiday on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, which is devoted to honoring her uncle's memory.

NFL community honors legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on MLK Day

Monday's playoff game between the Arizona Cardinals and Los Angeles Rams will be the NFL's first on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. To commemorate the holiday, the league is working alongside Inspire Change social justice grant partner The King Center and their CEO Dr. Bernice King "to ensure that Dr. King's life and legacy is honored and remembered during this game." The back of every player's helmet will feature an "MLK" sticker that includes the message "BE LOVE" or "STOP HATE." The phrase "BE LOVE" will also be incorporated into the field stencil at SoFi Stadium across the end zone from "END RACISM."

Sharing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s message in Maryland

This morning, we mark Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday by speaking with local leaders who have taken extraordinary steps during the pandemic to support their neighbors. Bishop Antonio Palmer heads the nondenominational Kingdom Celebration Center in Anne Arundel County. From food distribution to child care, he talks about answering the community’s call for aid. Find information about the 34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award Dinner here.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. felt ‘unwelcome’ during 1961 visit to Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — When Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. visited Sioux Falls in January of 1961 to speak to the community, he was not allowed to use the same entrance as the white citizens who came to hear him speak. Instead, Dr. King was led to a back entrance and taken through the butler’s pantry where he was allowed to enter the stage.
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Honored With Marches and Virtual Tributes

There were many tributes happening around the state honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In Cheshire, there was an anti-racism children’s march. Hundreds of people, of various races and ages, came here to honor a man who broke social barriers and left a blueprint for generations to follow. Aiming...

Local organizations honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Sharing the message of Doctor Martin Luther King Jr, one local organization gathers people together in a push for peace. The Young Eagles Success Club or YES club of Rockford, provides workshops to inspire and empower young people. Club leaders shared the words of Dr. King...