6:17 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Julian Bond tells audience at Albion College that racism is "alive and well"

The long-time civil rights activist and friend of Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at the college's MLK Convocation on Thursday
ALBION - A standing ovation greeted Julian Bond before he said a word Thursday night at Albion College. A renowned civil rights activist, Bond was the guest speaker of the 16th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation and Community Celebration. Albion College's Goodrich Chapel was full of students, city officials and members of the community.
Julian Bond
7:39 pm
Sun January 26, 2014

Julian Bond on civil rights history and future

Julian Bond speaking in Detroit in 2007 - file photo
Credit The Associated Press


The civil rights icon speaks Thursday at Albion College as part of the 2014 MLK Convocation

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7:45 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Several government offices closed for MLK holiday

Many events in Kalamazoo honor ;late civil rights leader
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Even though many offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, there are events happening around Kalamazoo to celebrate the holiday that are free and open to the public. All Michigan Secretary of State offices will be closed Monday.
7:40 pm
Sun January 19, 2014

Series of events honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Day of service includes several projects in Kalamazoo
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- This year's observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day marks the 28th year that the holiday has been celebrated. Kalamazoo will keep to its traditions by offering events to honor his legacy that are free and open to the public.
Martin Luther King Jr.
8:14 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

WestSouthwest: A Coloma man remembers MLK and the March on Washington

Harold Bragg
Credit Melvin Earl Rutherford


Retired school teacher Harold Bragg was at the historic March on Washington in 1963. He was back in the nation's capital this past summer to mark the 50th anniversary of that march and Martin Luther King Junior's "I have a dream" speech. 

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