Martin Luther King Jr.

Arkansas bill would remove Robert E. Lee from MLK Day

An Arkansas legislator said Wednesday it is inappropriate to honor Martin Luther King Jr. and the leader of the Confederate Army on the same day and has proposed... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015


25 Martin Luther King Jr. memorials in the U.S. and around the world

In the U.S. and all around the world, the civil rights activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient is commemorated through powerful... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015


St. Paul protesters briefly shut down I-94, train traffic

A Martin Luther King Jr. Day march in St. Paul caused tense moments between police and hundreds of protesters as their rally disrupted light-rail and interstate traffic. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015


Utahns celebrate King legacy in speech and through service

In the 50-plus years since the March on Washington, millions have commemorated Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision of equality on the day named in his honor. On... Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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