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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 […]

Where to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—The community is invited to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at one of the many celebrations hosted by various organizations. Below is a compilation of those events. Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee MLK Sunday Service The Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee’s annual Greater Everett Area Community Celebration kicks […]

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 […]

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK Day Lynnwood

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., born on Jan. 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 […]

Lynnwood MLK Day of Service on Jan 15

lynnwood

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 […]

MLK Day of Service

MLK Day Lynnwood

MLK Day of Service-On November 3, 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill marking the third Monday of January, as Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The holiday was officially observed on January 20, 1986 and is the first federal holiday honoring an African American. King is one of the most prolific humanitarians and leaders of […]

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