Muskegon events to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, legacy

Muskegon events to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, legacy

The history of the federal holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. started with legislation in 1983.

After what would have been nine years, the annual "A Day On, Not a Day Off" event to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. has been canceled. "His strong, peaceful, and lifelong crusade against segregation and discrimination brought our Nation closer to the founding ideals set forth in the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence".

"Throughout his life, Dr. King urged each and every one of us to recognize the dignity and worth of every human being", Lewis wrote. Observance Day program Monday at 11 a.m. An audio presentation re-living speeches from King will be included.

The speakers and performances by the The Denham Springs Community Choir and Young Artist Academy Gospel Choir will begin at 10:45 a.m.at Roberts United.

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On Thursday, members of the Savannah State University and surrounding community gathered on campus to take part in carrying on the torch of Dr. King's legacy for justice and equality.

The University's annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Shuttles will be available for those unable to walk. Community Celebration at Carbondale Civic Center. Dr. Watson's lecture is the first in the museums 2018 Lecture Series.

During my time at Alabama State College, I attended a small church in northern Montgomery where Dr. King served as the pastor.

"This event is truly significant as we honor and remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a day of service in Auburn Hills". The play will be at 2 p.m. January 15 in Daggy Hall. Call to Service. Immediately following the parade, the Call to Service is a drop-in volunteer event with family-friendly projects benefiting the American Red Cross, public school literacy efforts, Baby Bundles, Promising Pages and the Love in Action Project. Numerous projects will take place Monday.

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