62.9 F
Wilmington
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Tags MLK

Tag: MLK

Crowds line new route for Wilmington’s MLK Day Parade

videoIt was a family affair at this year's Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade. Kids cozied up to mom and dad as marching bands, dancers, and churches made their way through downtown Wilmington to celebrate Dr. King's legacy.

McCrory attends his 1st NC employee King service

Gov. Pat McCrory says North Carolina can achieve the goals of equality that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. sought through education and unleashing the potential of each individual.

ONLY ON 3: Wilmington woman recalls attending King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech

videoAugust 28, 1963, was a day that changed our nation and our world forever. That was the day Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., shared his dreams with hundreds of thousands of people on the National Mall, including a Wilmington woman.

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.

Perdue: MLK wouldn’t like voter ID, education cuts

Gov. Bev Perdue says the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would be troubled by efforts in North Carolina to require photo identification to vote and by education spending reductions.

Irene could disrupt King memorial dedication in DC

A hurricane bearing down on the East Coast could disrupt plans to dedicate a memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. on the National Mall in Washington

Wake Forest finds recording of early MLK speech

Nearly a year before his most famous speech, Martin Luther King Jr. was testing out one of its key phrases at Wake Forest University.

Little rain on parade to honor MLK

video Today is a day to remember and celebrate the man who raised awareness for social change, peace and justice.

Wilmington honors MLK’s legacy

videoDr. Hubert Eaton, Sr., had arranged to have Dr. King come to Wilmington on April 4, 1968. Instead, King stayed in Memphis, TN, to ease racial tensions, and was assassinated.

Most Read

Late inning herorics lifts Hoggard Softball back into the Class 4A State Champioship

The Hoggard softball team is once again on their way to the Class 4A State Championship series. The Vikings scored two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning on Tuesday night to knock off Fuquay-Varina in the East Finals, 3-2. 

Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse advances to state title game with win over SouthLake Christian

The Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse team jumped out to the early 3-0 lead against SouthLake Christian Academy on Tuesday night. The Hurricanes were able to use that momentum to pick up the 8-6 win and advance to the NCISAA DII State Championship game.

Holcomb finishes second as Cape Fear golfers compete in the state championship

Laney High School senior Grace Holcomb was one of the many golfers from across the Cape Fear that competed in the state tournament this week. Holcomb wrapped up her prep career for the Buccaneers on Tuesday by finishing Runner-Up in Class 4A. 

Coach, teammates remember West Brunswick football star killed in boating accident

A Brunswick County high school football star and his older brother are dead after an accident on the water in South Carolina over the weekend.