King Center

Amanda Cooper
January 22, 2019 - 3:15 am
This month marks the 90th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, and in observance of his national holiday, thousands gathered at the King Center to celebrate his legacy. Many traveled from foreign lands and some came from other states, to honor a man whose life's work was committed to a dream, in...
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Salute to Greatness Awards Gala 2019
(Photo Credit: The King Center)
Maria Boynton
January 21, 2019 - 1:22 pm
If he were alive today, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would be 90 years old. His sister Dr. Christine King Farris, is 91. When I spoke with her following the Dream Forward Awards, her eyes glistened when I asked about MLK. Christine King Farris talks about brother Martin Luther King Jr. The Dream...
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Bernice King talked about the government shutdown while announcing the 2019 MLK Holiday Commemorative events
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Maria Boynton
January 11, 2019 - 11:32 am
The annual media conference to announce the lineup of King Holiday Observance events was an emotional one for King Center CEO Dr. Bernice King. Because of the partial government shutdown, the National Park Service did not participate as a partner in the annual celebration of the life of Dr. Martin...
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Sean Garvey
June 24, 2018 - 10:49 pm
The legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lives on for many years to come. Please join us as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center) this Tuesday, June 26th from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The...
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