Bennie L. Jones leads the Martin Luther King Jr. parade in West Point on Monday. People gathered and marched on Martin Luther King Street toward Mary Holmes College.
When Taquanda Walker Turner started volunteering, she always had her children by her side.
This Monday at 9 a.m., Turner will have her two sons, Tyzir and Tristen Turner, and daughter, Taraya Walker, helping load teachers’ vehicles with school supplies.
A Martin Luther King Jr. celebration sponsored by Davidson Chapel CME Church in West Point is set for Monday, Jan. 21.
Mississippi State is honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy as a minister, humanitarian and civil rights activist during the university’s 25th Annual Unity Breakfast and Day of Service Monday, Jan. 21.
The Starkville community gathered to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday and to recognize the inclusion of two new honorees at Unity Park.
Two of Martin Luther King Jr.’s children and the pastor of his historic Atlanta church marked the national King holiday Monday with sharp denunciations of President Donald Trump, focusing on disparaging remarks he is said to have made about African countries and Haitian immigrants.
Former State Rep. Tyrone Ellis will be the featured speaker at Mississippi State during the university’s 24th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Breakfast.
Golden Triangle counties are gearing up for Martin Luther King Day Jr. Day, annually observed on the third Monday of January.
Arkansas’ governor signed legislation Tuesday ending the state’s practice of commemorating Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on the same holiday as slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., leaving only two states remaining that honor the two men on the same day.
U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves speaks during the MLK breakfast at Trotter Convention Center in Columbus Monday morning. Reeves was the keynote speaker during a morning of speakers and service opportunities.