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Martin Luther King Jr.

HAPPENING TODAY: Wilmington's MLK Day Parade honors Dr. King

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video Wilmington will honor the legendary civil rights leader's birthday in a big way today, with a parade that kicks off at 11 a.m. at the intersection of Hanover and N. 3rd streets. Full story...
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Marching bands battle to celebrate MLK Day

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videoIt was the Port City's first ever band battle with a head to head match up at the 2014 Historically Black College or University Experience. Fans filled the bleachers, cheerleaders pepped up the crowds, and bands went to battle at the sold out HBCU experience in the Williston Middle School gym. Full story...
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MLK celebration continues with Kids Fun Day

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videoKids had a good time while learning a thing or two, all in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Many different agencies set up shop at the William E. Murphy Sports Complex for the 7th Annual Kids Fun Day on Saturday. Full story...
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NC state workers, governor to remember King

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North Carolina state employees are gathering again in a downtown Raleigh church to remember the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and honor a state worker for improving their community and race relations. Full story...
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MLK celebration events kick off Tuesday

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video Wilmington's Martin Luther King Jr. Committee will host several events leading up the the annual MLK Day Parade next Monday. Full story...
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Students celebrate 50th Anniversary of 'I Have a Dream'

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video Wednesday the nation marked the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s, "I Have a Dream," speech. People from around our area found ways to honor King's dream, including an event at Innes Park in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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50 years later, impact of 'I Have a Dream' speech still felt in Wilmington

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video Wednesday marks the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s, "I Have a Dream" speech from the Lincoln Memorial. Students in the Port City are honoring Dr. King by dreaming dreams of their own.political rallies which also happened to be a turning point in the civil rights movement. Full story...
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MLK march celebrates equality and unity

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video Folks in Southport say it's never too early to celebrate the many accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "We honor a great American," says Ivory Parker. "We honor a great person." Full story...
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