MLK Day

Here are a list of events happening in the Atlanta metro area celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Here are a list of events and activities happening around Atlanta in remembrance and celebration of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. MLK Day of Service: This is nationwide in honor of Dr. King’s legacy. There will be service initiatives around Atlanta and Nationwide on Jan. 15. Hands On Atlanta will mobilize more than 3,000 volunteers […]

ATLANTA (AP) — Scott Shepherd didn’t fire the shot that killed Martin Luther King Jr., but the former Ku Klux Klan Grand Dragon says he has always felt remorse toward the family of the slain civil rights leader and all who honor his legacy. He reached for atonement Monday evening, sitting on a dais next […]

During the event, actors, activists, and musicians will pay homage to Dr. King with recitations of his most revered speeches, as well as musical performances.

What: MLK Jr. Celebration – National Day of Service Block Party and House Tour. When: Monday, January 16, 2017. Where: Atlanta’s Pittsburgh neighborhood, starting at 790 Welch Street. The Urban League of Greater Atlanta is joining with two other organizations – Community Movement Builders and the Casey Foundation – to host a community block party […]

Above are the latest details about the commemorative march and rally for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s holiday.

It’s been 52 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (pictured) stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., before nearly 250,000…

The North Miami Beach Police Department has come under fire after it was recently discovered that police officials were using mugshot images of African Americans…

This year’s King Holiday seems to come with a more urgent purpose. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the monumental piece of legislation that was signed to ensure everyone’s right to vote. Yet, many people are concerned about its enforceability after the US Supreme Court’s […]

On Monday January 21, 2013 the Praise 102.5/102.9 Family partnered with Hands on Atlanta and King Center for the 2013 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Along with about 3,000 other people across the city, Praise 102.5/102.9 and the Praise listeners participated in a service project on the King Holiday at Patchwork City Farms/ Southwest […]

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, search engine Google changed their homepage doodle to pay homage to the Civil Rights leader who was…

A coalition of pro-gun groups is stirring up controversy by calling for a nationwide “Gun Appreciation Day” the same week as Martin Luther King Jr. Day and President Obama’s inauguration. Gun Appreciation Day chairman Larry Ward added fuel to the fire during a recent appearance on CNN where he had the gall to say that […]