#Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Blog: Rain moves out; blustery & chilly Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The dynamic winter system continues to race up I-95, soaking Hampton Roads with a chilly, windy rain. After the brief window of heavy rain and strong winds this evening – conditions drastically improve into the night. For a few hours this evening look for heavy rain at times, a...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day preview

Las Vegas (KSNV) — Martin Luther King Jr. Day is only days away, this year honoring 40 years of the King Day parade and King Week in Las Vegas. Here's what's going on around the valley on Monday, January 17. PARADE. News 3 is proud to be part of...

How to watch the 'Ice Moon' rise on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The first full moon of 2022 will rise at 6:48 p.m. EST on Monday (Jan. 17), which is also the day the U.S. observes the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. The "Wolf Moon," as the Farmer's Almanac calls it, will appear full to the naked eye for three days from Sunday evening (Jan. 16) to Wednesday morning (Jan. 19), according to NASA. Appropriately for the time of year, January's full moon is also known as the Ice Moon. In Europe, it might be called "the moon after Yule," a reference to the pre-Christian festival of Yule, which originated with Germanic peoples as early as the 5th century.

What is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day?

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Each year on the third Monday of January the United States observes Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Several events were held in the late Dr. King’s honor over the weekend in the Panhandle. Many took the time to acknowledge how essential King’s influence has been throughout the years.

MLK Day 2022: What’s open, what’s closed on Monday? Banks, UPS, mail delivery, stock markets, stores, malls, supermarkets

MLK Day 2022 is on Monday, Jan. 17. It is a day to honor the activist and minister Martin Luther King, Jr., who was assassinated in 1968. Martin Luther King Jr. Day was first observed in 1986 and was not celebrated in every state until 2000. The Congressional Black Caucus collected six million signatures to help it become a federal holiday.

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

A few resources to help students and families celebrate the life of the civil rights activist and leader:. Books for Martin Luther King Jr. Day: PBS Kids for Parents. Fun Cartoon on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for Kids: YouTube Video. 41st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade: MLK...

MLK March, Multicultural Festival planned in Springfield for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - The Springfield community will hold two major events Monday to celebrate and honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and his legacy. The Springfield Chapter of the NAACP has organized a MLK March through Downtown Springfield from 9 a.m. to noon Monday morning. After that, the Springfield Multicultural Festival returns with a virtual performance that starts at 12:30 p.m.

How US museums are celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day, from coast to coast

Museums across the US have organised special virtual events (with some in-person exceptions) commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day as cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 continue to surge nationwide, causing the cancellation of many celebrations. Here’s how six cultural institutions are marking the federal holiday. The Brooklyn...
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Here are the MLK day events in Bloomington, at IU

In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day on Monday, there are a host of Bloomington and IU events and activities for families and individuals to participate in:. A Journey Toward True Education: Social Justice Conference 2022. IU’s Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs...