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Jan. 20 Martin Luther King, Jr Day Events in Oakland County and Detroit

January 17th 2020

Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. this upcoming MLK Day on Monday, January 20th, by attending an event or participating in a day of service.

Berkley/Royal Oak MLK Day of Service Jan. 21

December 28th 2018

Berkley/Royal Oak MLK Day of Service Jan. 21 Royal Oak, MI- The communities of Berkley and Royal Oak will honor the life Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for the third annual Day of Service on Jan. 21, 2019 at Royal Oak High School (ROHS), 1500 Lexington Blvd. The event will begin at 7:45 a.m. at Royal […]

Pride Shines in Southfield’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Peace Walk

January 18th 2018

Pride Shines in Southfield’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Peace Walk (Rebecca Hammond, Jan. 18, 2018) Southfield, MI -Even if you know ahead of time that you’re about to attend Michigan’s largest and longest-running event honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the reality of the size and scope will outshine your preconceptions. Hope […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Walk in Southfield Jan 15

December 28th 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Walk in Southfield Jan 15 Southfield, MI – The annual MLK Peace Walk starts at 9:30am on Jan. 15 at Hope United Methodist Church 26275 Northwestern Hwy in Southfield, walking to the Southfield Civic Center. Learn more at http://www.mlktaskforcemi.org/ ****** Thank you to White Castle for sponsoring the Bold Move […]

Nominations Sought for Southfield MLK Community Service Award

December 13th 2017

Nominations Sought for Southfield MLK Community Service Award (MLK Taskforce, Dec. 13, 2017) SOUTHFIELD, MI – The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Task Force of Southfield is currently seeking nominations for the 2018 MLK Community Service Award. The award honors one individual each year who best exemplifies the qualities of the late Dr. Martin Luther […]

Awards and Inspiration Shared at MLK Celebration in Royal Oak Township

January 18th 2017

Awards and Inspiration Shared at MLK Celebration in Royal Oak Township (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 17, 2017) Royal Oak Township, MI – The Royal Oak Township Recreation Center was filled with music and words of inspiration on Monday as residents gathered for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration. “Dr. King left a legacy.  […]

“United We Walk” Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. in West Bloomfield Jan. 15

January 6th 2017

“United We Walk” Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. in West Bloomfield Jan. 15 (EVENT page) West Bloomfield, MI – “United We Walk” celebrates the life and contributions of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The walk and refreshments, program, and candlelight vigil will all be held on Sunday, January 15, at West Bloomfield High […]

Rochester Schools Hosting MLK Tribune Program Jan. 14

January 5th 2016

Rochester Schools Hosting MLK Tribune Program Jan. 14 (EVENT page) Rochester, MI – The Rochester Community School District invites local community members to share in a celebration honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a Baptist minister and peaceful Civil Rights leader who championed for the freedoms of all citizens. A Beacon on […]

Marin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Jan. 18 in Birmingham

January 1st 2016

Marin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Jan. 18 in Birmingham (EVENT page)   For more event listings go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want to be on our email list? Go to http://eepurl.com/bv-2vr.

…Pontiac Honors Martin Luther King Jr. (video)

January 24th 2015

Healing, Justice and Rising Like a Phoenix: Pontiac Honors Martin Luther King Jr. (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 24, 2015) “We started at the Phoenix Center, because like the Phoenix has to rise, we need to rise to the occasion, with the activities and the changes that need to occur,” said Pastor Douglas Jones to […]