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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.

Dozens attend MLK Jr. annual celebration banquet

The Southeastern North Carolina MLK Jr. annual Celebration Committee held their annual fundraising dinner as a part their week long events.
Dozens attend the Potluck for Peace at the MLK Center in Wilmington on January 11, 2018. (Photo: Sarah Johnson/WWAY)

MLK celebrations continue with Potluck for Peace

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was all about peace, and celebrations continued Thursday with the Potluck for Peace at the MLK Center in Wilmington.

Youth honors Martin Luther King Jr. with pageant

One group in southeastern North Carolina continues to work and honor the actions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and this weekend they held their first ever pageant. 

MLK Celebration kicks off with fashion show, other events

The Committee hopes that this week’s events will further its mission of improving racial relations in the Wilmington and Southeastern NC communities.
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MLK Celebration Committee teams up with local celebrities to play ball

The weather was a little toasty for a softball game Saturday, but that didn't anyone from having a good time.

Kids celebrate MLK Saturday

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, but people have been celebrating the civil rights leader's memory all week, including kids. Children of all ages gathered to the MLK Center in downtown Wilmington Saturday with food, educational activities, and music.

MLK celebrations continue through Tuesday

video The Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations are under across southeastern North Carolina. Over 8 days, several events are taking place throughout Wilmington which started Monday and will continue through next Tuesday.

Port City pays tribute to MLK

videoHappening this week, the community celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy. Today marks the first day of the festivities which will run through the 20th.

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