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

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.

Marching bands battle to celebrate MLK Day

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.

MLK celebration continues with Kids Fun Day

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.

NC state workers, governor to remember King

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.

Crowds turn out for annual MLK Day Parade in Wilmington

People of all races and ages joined together to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. in Wilmington at the annual parade in his honor.

MLK event benefits NC museum for 1st black Marines

Proceeds from a luncheon in Jacksonville celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. will benefit a museum that honors the first black Marines.

MLK weekend for NC workers begins with observance

North Carolina state workers will begin the Rev. Martin Luther King holiday weekend with the annual observance of the civil rights leader's accomplishments and how public employees are living out a legacy of improving race and human relations.

Wilmington ready to celebrate MLK Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is just a week away. This morning the Wilmington Celebration and Parade Committee announced all the activities for MLK Day in the Port City.

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