Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Stories From Main Street: Honoring Dr. King’s Legacy By Helping Those In Need

Northern New Jersey Rotary Clubs packing 25,000 meals to help the hungry in the community.

01/20/2014

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Newly Discovered MLK Audio Recording From 1962 Made Public

To mark the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the New York State Museum has posted an online exhibit featuring a newly discovered audio recording of a 1962 speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

01/20/2014

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Day Of Service Planned In Honor Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

In the spirit of that message a number of volunteer events were planned for Monday. Volunteers will be able to participate in a number of cleaning and maintenance projects at city recreation centers around the five boroughs.

01/19/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Kicks Off Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend With Speech At Sharpton Headquarters

In his brief Saturday appearance at the National Action Network meeting hall, Cuomo talked about his initiatives in education, criminal justice policy and gun control.

01/18/2014

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (C) waves to supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC during the "March on Washington". (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Nation Marks 50th Anniversary Of Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech

Organizers said sites in nearly every state rang their bells at 3 p.m. their time Wednesday or at 3 p.m. EDT, the hour when King delivered his speech in Washington.

08/28/2013

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Obama’s Second Inauguration Marks Significant Historical Confluence

The inauguration ceremony on Monday coincides with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and this year also marks 150 years since President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Emancipation Proclamation.

01/19/2013