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Martin Luther King event is Monday

Birthday Celebration For MLK Day Thousands to honor Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy at parade, other Charlotte events
Sammy Stanley | 13 January, 2018, 05:40

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.

2-4 p.m. - Check out the historical displays of our historically black African American fraternities and sororities in the Leads Center.

Since Congress passed legislation in 1983, every president since Ronald Reagan has signed the proclamation commemorating the civil rights leader with the federal holiday. The breakfast is scheduled to be held at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave, from 8:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. United Blood Services will have a blood drive Monday from 11 a.m. -3 p.m., at the Aquaplex, 1702 N. Fourth St.

From 10 a.m.to 1 p.m., on January 15, Islamic Relief USA volunteers will package approximately 10,000 pounds of produce at Our Savior Lutheran Church and School, 825 South Taylor St. Volunteers are still being accepted.

100 West Main St., will host the 23rd annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. "The more and more we get to understand how he strived to make America look more like the United States Constitution". Celebration and March will go from the downtown Tacoma campus of Bates Technical College to the Greater Tacoma Convention Center for the city's Martin Luther King Jr. event. At its heart, the law asks What does success in school look like? and simultaneously grants states and districts the authority, with the help of teachers, families, and the rest of the public, to answer that question.

Arthur Arkush: Bears hiring Helfrich as OC makes sense
Harry Hiestand: The veteran offensive line coach returns to Chicago after a six-year stint at the University of Notre Dame . The Chicago Bears hired former OR head coach Mark Helfrich to be their offensive coordinator, the team announced Friday.

The event, which is open to the public, will feature the Community Choir and a youth choir from the Boys and Girls Club and readings from local residents.

Additional activities during MLK Week at Susquehanna include the first-ever Legacy of MLK - A Day of Teaching on Thursday, Jan. 25.

She called on people to rally for social justice and educational equality and criticized people who are partying and daydreaming instead of studying.

New Jersey City University's Lee Hagan Africana Studies Center presents the 29th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The lessons we learned from Dr. King during the civil rights movement of the 1960s are as relevant today as they were then.

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