MLK Holiday 2014 Articles


Hundreds Expected for District Peace Walk

In keeping with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s rich vision of equality, justice and peace, thousands of people from communities and organizations will soon gather in cities across the country for their annual Peace Walks in commemoration of the slain ...

MLK: 1964 the Year a Freedom Fighter became Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

Although youth of nearly every generation have been advised — if not warned — to develop maturity with age, the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is testament that wisdom guided by principals can bring global achievement and progress ...

Georgetown University Celebrates MLK with Dream Award

Lecester Johnson wasn't quite sure what to think when representatives of Georgetown University in Northwest informed her that she'd be this year's recipient of the John Thompson Jr. Legacy of a Dream Award.

MLK and Mandela: Keepers of the Flame

When former South African President Nelson R. Mandela died on Dec. 5, more often than not, admirers mentioned the name of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King in the same breath.

MLK Event Empathizes with Downtrodden in India

Martin Luther King Jr. possessed more than just a dream. The civil rights champion displayed empathy not just for fellow African Americans, but any individual or group weighed down by oppression.