Martin Luther King Jr
Tony Bennett plans to travel to the nation’s capital to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. as the March on Washington marks its 50th year…
Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his defining “I Have a Dream” speech. A Bay Area man who was one of Dr. King’s closest advisors told KPIX 5 the words that made it famous were not even in the final script.
Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
After singing a rendition of “We Shall Overcome” at Caltrain’s San Mateo station, hundreds of Bay Area residents of all ages celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday by boarding the 2012 “Freedom Train.”
Richmond residents will celebrate the grand opening of the renovated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park in Richmond Saturday.
Bay Area residents coming out to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. day will enjoy a historic commute on Monday, thanks to Caltrain’s 27th annual Freedom Train ride.
Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia will be joining community and government groups in Richmond on Monday to work on the city’s shoreline and greenway in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.