Martin Luther King Jr. Events

Martin Luther King Jr. Events

Martin Luther King Jr. Events

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The social networking site is encouraging famous people to shed light on his work, legacy and his impact on the world today.

The Clarksville Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) celebrates its Annual Martin Luther King Jr. weekend of events on January 14-15, 2018.

This free ticketed musical tribute celebrating the life of Dr. Marin Luther King Jr. will feature Grammy nominated performer Vanessa Williams along with the Let Freedom Ring Choir.

President Donald Trump delivered a speech to honor the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination on Friday morning, just a day after he allegedly used the term "shithole" to describe Haiti and African countries during a meeting with lawmakers.

We, the people of the United States, must acknowledge that our president is racist and does not represent our beliefs.

As was previously reported in the Daily News, the library will host an event from 2 to 5 p.m. Monday meant to honor the legacy of King and others who fought for equal rights for African Americans, primarily in the 1950s and '60s.

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As Trump shook hands with several event attendees on Friday, reporters called out questions concerning his Thursday comments. "But I don't think he is a racist in the traditional sense".

MacArthur High School teacher Kim Jones said this story is one she wants her students to remember.

The Jane LaChapelle McCarty Community Leader Award is presented annually to a community member who has made great strides in bringing different community members together in the spirit of MLK. The event culminates with a keynote address by The Honorable Leslie E. Harris, former associate justice for the Suffolk Juvenile Court.

Also introduced a few days after his death, was the bill to make Martin Luther King's birthday a federal holiday.

Bernice King spoke out on Twitter in response to the report.

Because of the marches that Dr. King led, our children can attend schools of their choice, live in communities of their choice, and become entrepreneurs in fields wherein they are certifiable.

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