Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A hugfest between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Rev. Al Sharpton has been raising eyebrows.
Hundreds of people across the Tri-State area will spend Monday helping others in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Northern New Jersey Rotary Clubs packing 25,000 meals to help the hungry in the community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.