Martin Luther King, Jr., (January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) was born Michael Luther King, Jr., but later had his name changed to Martin.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s is famous for his leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4, 1968.
Dr. King is widely regarded as America’s pre-eminent advocate of nonviolence and one of the greatest nonviolent leaders in world history.
“Now is the time to rise from the dark and desolate valley of segregation to the sunlit path of racial justice” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events
Monday, January 9th – Parade
Monday, January 9th – Health Fair
Saturday, January 14th – Celebration
Sunday, January 15th – Parade
Sunday, January 15th – Music on the Rocks
Monday, January 16th – Celebration
Monday, January 16th – Celebration of Unity
Monday, January 16th – Fair
Tuesday, January 17th – Living The Dream Gala
Wednesday, January 18th– MLK Makeover Project