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MLK Celebration Committee holds Battle of the Bands

In honor of MLK Day Monday, Wilmington's MLK Celebration Committee has been putting on events all week long.

Wilmington event honors MLK, state and local officals

Rep. Mickey Michaux knows how to recognize what his friend, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., called “the fierce urgency of now” during his speech at The March on Washington. And, Michaux said Saturday at an event to remember that speech, the urgency of now is calling again.

MLK’s grandchild hosts inspiring group of child activists

Martin Luther King Jr.'s granddaughter hosted an inspiring group of children who called on their peers Saturday to follow the civil rights leader's example and engage in community outreach.
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Wilmington 50 year commemoration event to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wednesday is the 50th anniversary of the day the world lost Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Visiting Memphis 50 years after King’s assassination

The city's role in the civil rights movement and King's death has long made it a destination for anyone interested in King's legacy.
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Ram truck ad using MLK speech draws backlash

Most people expressed the idea that using King's speech to "sell trucks" crossed a line between a heartfelt message and exploiting emotions just to push a vehicle.
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Hundreds attend parade celebrating legacy of MLK

People across the country are honoring the legacy Martin Luther King, Jr. left behind. In the Port City, crowds gathered in Downtown Wilmington to pay their respects.
Martin Luther King III speaks at an event in Washington, DC, on Jan. 15, 2018. (Photo: AP)

Trump marks King day out of view, buffeted by race claims

President Donald Trump marked his first Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday Monday largely out of sight, buffeted by accusations that he used a racially tinged word to describe African countries and scoffed at the suggestion of admitting more Haitians to the U.S.
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MLK, Jr. Celebration to be biggest ever

To mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. the Southeastern North Carolina Celebration committee has planned the biggest week of events ever for the Cape Fear.

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