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Keynote speaker for MLK event reflects on message and controversial Tweet

Sellers talked about the need to continue Dr. King's work to address injustice anywhere.

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.
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.

Southport plans MLK, Jr. Day events

Southport's ​Martin​ ​Luther​ ​King​ ​Celebration​ ​Committee has planned a two day celebration of the Martin Luther King holiday.

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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National host Roland Martin to speak at UNCW MLK event

TV One’s Rowland Martin will be the guest speaker at the UNCW MLK Celebration Event on Thursday.

Week-long MLK celebrations end Monday with parade in Wilmington

Southeastern North Carolina's week-long Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration wraps up Monday with the downtown parade.
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Rachel Dolezal will not be speaking at MLK event in Cary

Former NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal, criticized last year for passing herself off as black, will no longer speak at a NC MLK Day celebration next month.

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.

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