On Sunday, the 31st annual Martin Luther King Jr.
Dr. King's life - cut short by an assassin in Memphis 50 years ago this April 4 -was one well-lived and full of notable accomplishments, even though he was taken from us at such an early age, 39.
Using the hashtag #ThankYouMLK50, Twitter users are encouraged to express their sentiments in reference to MLK.
In order to increase recreational access to public land, the Bureau of Land Management will waive recreation-related fees for visitors to public lands on Martin Luther King, Jr.
The school district is allowing parents to keep their children home without penalty and many school bands will still be participating in Collier County's MLK Day celebration. The winners and their immediate family members will be guests to Davis's Jazz and Blues Social, which will be held on February 8 at the Polish American Home.
The afternoon will begin at 2 p.m. with a community meal served in Fellowship Hall. The night also includes performances from a local gospel choir and an address from keynote speaker and Savannah State alum Lieutenant General (Ret.) Walter E. Gaskin, who heard King speak in person when he was visiting Lady's Island.
Defending champs India beat Pakistan by 7 wickets
In other matches on the opening day to be played here, Bangladesh take on Namibia and Papua New Guinea play Zimbabwe. In response, India managed to chase it quite comfortably with seven wickets and five overs to spare.
Youngblood said in the past the event has taken place on MLK Day itself, but the college chose to push it back since students aren't back on campus until January 22.
The RCEF asks that people who are interested register for the event. Then, the Peace Pie Social gets underway at 10:20 a.m. with speakers followed by entertainment, games, movies and fun.
Reidsville Unity March - 1 p.m. In addition, there will be several youth presenters from various area congregations.
All Arizona State Parks & Trails will offer free admission for state residents during Martin Luther King Jr.
And while a few speakers touched on how today's world is different than the one Martin Luther King dreamed of, there are still plenty of people who represent his spirit in Atlantic City.
At 7 p.m., another Martin Luther King Jr. service will take place at United in Christ Ministries at 211 N. Oakland Ave., Eden.