MLK Day

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson celebrates after defeating Green Bay in the NFC Championship game at CenturyLink Field on January 18, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Seahawks Sorry For Tweet Comparing MLK, Football

On Monday, the national holiday celebrating the slain civil rights leader, the Super Bowl-bound team sent out a Twitter message that said, “We shall overcome.”

01/20/2015

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‘500 Men Making A Difference’ Organize Marathon Volunteer Project In Honor Of MLK Day

As the nation gets ready to celebrate Martin Luther King Day on Monday, volunteers in Brooklyn honored Martin Luther King Jr., a few days early.

01/17/2015

The Long Island Children's Museum's Stacey Lee conducts a workshop on Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 20, 2014, in Garden City, N.Y. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

NYC Honors MLK Day Through Service Projects, Commemorations

King was born Jan. 15, 1929, and the federal holiday is the third Monday in January.

01/20/2014

Food pantry (file/credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Mobile Couch: Honoring The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Americans across the country are honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., on Monday.

01/21/2013

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., left, tells a civil rights rally that his Southern Christian Leadership Conference plans to go all out to make Grenada, Mississippi a model city, Sept. 20, 1966. (AP Photo)

Tri-State Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

To mark the 25th anniversary of King’s birthday becoming a federal holiday, services, ceremonies and parades were held Monday.

01/17/2011

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (credit: AP)

Young King Inspired By Time On Conn. Farm

The slain civil rights leader’s summer working in a tobacco field in the Hartford suburb of Simsbury influenced his decision to become a minister and heightened his resentment of segregation.

01/17/2011