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The dream is still alive: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., born on January 15 of 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia, was a civil rights activist and pastor of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church.  Born as Michael King Jr., his father, King Sr., was so fascinated with the Protestant Reformation that he changed his then 5-year-old son’s name to be after […]

MLK community celebrations kicks off this weekend in Everett

MLK celebrations

EVERETT, Wash., January 12, 2023—Snohomish County will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with and celebrations hosted by various organizations. Below is a compilation of those events. MLK Event on Friday, January 13 The Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee’s annual Greater Everett Area Community Celebration march commemorating Dr. Martin Luther […]

Lynnwood MLK Day of Service on Jan 15


Are you looking for some service to do for MLK Day?  Do your children want to send Valentines?  Here’s your chance to do both. Lynnwood Senior Center is hosting a Day of Service drive-thru event between 1 – 2pm January 15th to honor and celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Bring Valentine cards or non-perishable […]

Black Heritage Committee invites you to its annual MLK community celebration

Martin Luther King Jr

The Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee presents The Greater Everett Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration. Day 1: Sunday, January 17, 20215:30 P.M.-7:00P.M.A Virtual CelebrationMill Creek Foursquare Church1415 164th St. SW, Lynnwood, WA 98087 Day 2: Monday, January 18, 202111:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M.Drive-By Parade & RallyBeginning, Snohomish County Court House, 3000 Rockefeller […]

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