Martin Luther King Jr. Events

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If you're looking for fun things to do on Monday, Jan. 15, enjoy free entry at Everglades National Park as the U.S. National Parks service waives fees in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. day.

This quote comes from Dr. King's "Our God is Marching On" speech, delivered March 25, 1965, in Montgomery, Ala. Begins at 9 a.m.

Auburn's Division of Student Affairs Outreach and St. Dunstan's Episcopal Student Center will host "A Service of Lights: Becoming the Beloved Community", 6 p.m. Sunday at St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church, 136 E. Magnolia Ave.in Auburn. AHRC-USA calls upon everyone to honor Dr. King's day through volunteering with or donating to organizations that are continuing the struggle for human and civil rights in the US and overseas. Charter School were among the participants of the Springfield celebration, which began indoors and ended with the raising of a flag in King's honor outside City Hall in the rain. The event is tonight at 8:00 p.m.at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St. Tickets range from $29 to $95.

April 4, 2018 will mark 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated while standing on the balcony of a Memphis motel. Official March will take place on Monday, January 15, at 10 a.m.in Central City. More information about participating or making a donation can be found here.

Donald Trump signed a proclamation honoring Martin Luther King Jr. The event features student performances based on the Langston Hughes poem "A Dream Deferred".

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But a year ago , the Australian, 46, angered Ecuadorian president Lenin Moreno by tweeting support for Catalan separatists. At the time , Ecuador said the United Kingdom should guarantee him "safe passage" to Ecuador if he leaves the embassy.

While in high school, Reid worked with many well-known people such as Rev. Ralph D. Abernathy, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rev. Hosea Williams, Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery and many others in the interests of civil rights and social injustice.

"Maybe the school children will have a day on, and if they're in school, they can talk about MLK".

The RCEF asks that people who are interested register for the event. Drive in Reidsville, go through the downtown area and end at the Reidsville Police Department.

At 3 p.m., a Martin Luther King Jr. Religious education director Steve Cooper and the Accessibility and Inclusion Ministry task force will look at how Martin Luther King's legacy extended and influenced the disability rights movement.

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