Martin Luther King Day

7:44 am
Mon January 21, 2013

Speaker urges Kalamazoo audience to continue Martin Luther King's dream

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Reverend Kenneth Flowers of the Greater New Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in Detroit spoke Sunday in Kalamazoo
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Martin Luther's King Dream seems to be alive and well in Kalamazoo. Those in attendance at the 27th annual Northside Ministerial Alliance's Martin Luther King Celebration certainly don't doubt that. More than 400 people packed Chenery Auditorium in Kalamazoo on Sunday afternoon for the event, which was given the tagline: "Seeding the Dream and Keeping Hope Alive."
7:39 am
Mon January 21, 2013

Ecumenical service in Battle Creek honors Martin Luther King

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Crowd of about 250 people attended service in Battle Creek Sunday night
If the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. attended Sunday's ecumenical service held in Battle Creek, he might say the community has carried out his dream well in some ways but has fallen short of the dream in other ways.
6:59 am
Mon January 21, 2013

Events to honor MLK in Kalamazoo

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Monday's events include Community wide day of service, convocation at Kalamazoo College and showing the inauguration ceremonies at Miller Auditorium
  • Source: Wmich
  • | Via: WMU News
KALAMAZOO-Activities at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo College and across the broader Kalamazoo community are planned to honor slain civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., including a convocation, march, day of service, educational programs and presentations. "Seeding the Dream" is the theme of this year's celebration, which includes events throughout 2013 to honor the 50th anniversary of King's visit to WMU in 1963.
6:13 am
Mon January 21, 2013

Eau Claire native returns to preach unity ahead of MLK Day

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Reverend Jerry McAfee returned to Southwest Michigan. He is currently senior pastor of a Baptist Church in Minneapolis.
ST. JOSEPH - On the night before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, pastors told Twin Cities residents they need to come together.