Oktibbeha County Justice Court Judge Larnzy L. Carpenter Jr. challenged an overflow crowd at Mississippi State University to embrace faith, hope and love as keys to developing a sense of dignity and self-respect during Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Breakfast.
A Mississippi city voted Monday to ditch “Great Americans Day” and instead celebrate a holiday named for Martin Luther King Jr.
A community collaboration will bring an official commemoration of the Martin Luther King holiday to the Trotter Convention Center Jan. 16, 2017.
Between 75 and 100 people gathered in the cold to march through West Point in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.
Among choruses of “Amazing Grace” and “God Bless America” at Unity Park, speakers at Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. rally urged Oktibbeha County residents to become a force of change for the better as a way to honor the late civil rights pioneer.
The president of an interdenominational movement promoting racial reconciliation throughout the state challenged his audience to “find your own dream” and “make your own contribution” during Mississippi State’s 22nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Breakfast at The Mill at MSU Conference Center.
For the first time in a decade, Vicksburg will not have a Martin Luther King Jr. parade.
Civic leaders, activists, artists and others are celebrating, marching and paying homage today to Martin Luther King Jr., marking the 30th anniversary of the federal holiday honoring the slain civil rights leader.
District Attorney Scott Colom will speak at Mississippi University for Women’s second annual “Desserts and The Dream” event at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Claudia A. Limbert Assembly Room in Cochran Hall.
The president of an interdenominational movement promoting racial reconciliation throughout the state will be keynote speaker for Mississippi State’s 22nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Breakfast.