2022 marks the 17th year of the annual Durham City-County Martin Luther King, Jr. Employee Observance Program. Durham’s local governments will join to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. the week of the MLK Day holiday. The virtual event will include two speakers and a special musical dedication. The emcee of […]
Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, join Keep Durham Beautiful and our partners at NC Wildlife Federation, Bull City Trailblazers, and Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association to help beautify Durham and protect the health of our watersheds by removing litter from park grounds, creeks, and streets. MORE DETAILS HERE We will have several […]
Durham Parks and Recreation will host a virtual event to commemorate the life, work, and dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The event is on Saturday, January 23, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The theme is MLK: Remembering the Legacy through the Arts. Participants will enjoy a host of celebratory activities, including music, poetry, dancing, and […]
Applications are currently being accepted for the 33rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Competition that will be held, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021 at the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences. Due to COVID-19 guidelines, the contest will take place via a virtual format, with only participants, staff and judges in attendance utilizing social […]
The King Dream, Chorus and Holiday Crew paid tribute to civil rights, activist Martin Luther King Jr. King’s Dream was inspired by a non-violent movement for justice and equality for all. In 1986 some of the biggest names in Black Music united to help in the effort to get Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday declared […]
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at Duke in Page Auditorium Nov. 13, 1964. The speech came ten days after President Lyndon Johnson’s landslide victory over Sen. Barry Goldwater. Johnson had signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law that summer. Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: @The_KarenClark
The Triangle Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee and Radio One invite you to join us as we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
We know so much about what he dedicated his life's work towards, but here's some things about MLK Jr. that you might not have known.
Nina Simone's legacy will be introduced to new audiences when the film, Nina, starring Zoe Saldana, is released in theaters next month. The biopic tells the story of Simone's relationship with her nurse-turned-manager Clifton Henderson and will highlight the later years of Simone's tumultuous life.
Ahead of the Martin Luther King holiday, military officials this week yanked an offensive flyer that featured an image of the slain civil rights leader on an advertisement for a "fun shoot" at a Georgia Air Force base, reports the AJC.
Naomi King, the sister-in-law of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was viciously attacked outside of her Atlanta retirement home on Friday, WSB-TV Atlanta reports.…