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Church of MLK’s 1st leadership position gets museum funding
August 16, 2021
As the Alabama church where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was elected to his first leadership position in the civil rights movement marks its 155th anniversary, work has begun to make a museum out of the crumbling building where that vote was taken. ... read more »
April 4: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN, 1968
April 4, 2021
April 4: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN, 1968 ... read more »
Dr. King, Sports and Music!
January 14, 2021
There was a time when the aspiration of most Black Americans was either sports or music, as other vocations were closed or limited at best. As the old saying goes, if life deals you lemons, make lemonade. So, Blacks like Joe Louis, Jackie Robinson and Berry Gordy ran with what they had to work with. ... read more »
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MLK HOSPITAL PUSHED TO THE LIMITS
January 7, 2021
It has been a little over five years since Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital re-opened its facilities along the 105 freeway, on Willowbrook Blvd. Over those few short years, the hospital’s campus and staff have grown immensely. ... read more »
FIGUEROA CORRIDOR BID OPPOSES RENAMING OF FIGUEROA TO KOBE BRYANT BOULEVARD
October 15, 2020
On August 25, 2020 Council Members Curren Price and Herb Wesson introduced a motion to rename a portion of Figueroa Street to Kobe Bryant Boulevard.  Many believe that the renaming of Kobe Bryant Boulevard would be a fitting tribute to the legendary Laker along with his daughter Gianna Bryant and 7 others who were tragically killed in a helicopter crash in January of this year. ... read more »
Senator Mitchell Sustains Funding for Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital
July 9, 2020
California State Senator Holly Mitchell met with Dr. Elaine Batchlor, CEO of Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital. Senator Mitchell and Dr. Batchlor shared a brief discussion about the importance of protecting the hospital’s budget. ... read more »
Many Say Education of King’s Life, Legacy Remains Critical for Young People
February 27, 2020
According to the data, 63 percent of U.S. students incorrectly identified Dr. King's accomplishments or were not aware of some of the most important things he did to contribute to America's Civil Rights Movement. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 8, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
June 8, 2019
On this day June 8, 1948 Martin Luther King Jr. graduated from Morehouse College with a degree in sociology. ... read more »
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Local School Celebrates MLK Day with Community Service
January 24, 2019
Volunteers gave the gift of helping hands in honor of the holiday at George Washington Carver Middle School. ... read more »
Derek Fisher, Pat Harvey are Co-Grand Marshals of the Inglewood MLK Parade
January 24, 2019
Fisher noted how he was honored and humbled by the opportunity, he began his professional basketball career in Inglewood. ... read more »
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. : A Life of Service Cut Short 
January 17, 2019
He will live forever in history as the icon of America’s Civil Rights Movement, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and “drum major for justice”. ... read more »
Memorial Tree Grove Ceremony Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. At Kenneth Hahn Park
April 5, 2018
Saturday at 10 a.m., hundreds of people walked to the top of Kenneth Hahn waving flags as they proceeded to the dedication ceremony and culmination of the season for nonviolence program. ... read more »
The Legacy of Dr. King – ‘We Still Have Work Left To Be Done’
April 5, 2018
It’s been fifty years since Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis. In the wake of his death, the battle for civil rights, equality and equity has been uneven. While we have made real progress, we still have work left to be done. Nowhere is this more evident than in our system of criminal justice. ... read more »
LA FED Holds Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast
January 25, 2018
Over 1,000 community leaders, labor leaders, union members and elected officials gathered in the West Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center. ... read more »
Honoring Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. by ensuring economic equality
January 19, 2018
Just weeks before his death, Martin Luther King Jr. spoke about “the other America.” While “one America is flowing with the milk of prosperity and the honey of equality,” there is another America with “a daily ugliness about it that transforms the buoyancy of hope into the fatigue of despair. ... read more »
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