Martin Luther King

Passengers board the MLK Jr. 'Freedom Train' at San Jose Diridon train station, January 20, 2014. (CBS)

Caltrain’s ‘Freedom Train’ Makes Its Last Voyage On Martin Luther King Jr. Day

After 30 years, the last of America’s ‘Freedom Trains’ will take its final voyage down the rails on Monday.


Freedom Train Riders

Slow Ticket Sales Spell Trouble For MLK Day Freedom Train

The organizers of the Bay Area’s annual Freedom Train event to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are hoping to keep the dream alive as tickets sales trickle in for Monday’s annual trip from San Jose to San Francisco.


Ross Mirkarimi and Eliana Lopez

SF Sheriff Mirkarimi Attends MLK Day Celebration Days After Domestic Violence Charges Filed

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi attended a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration Monday morning, days after being charged with three misdemeanors in connection with an alleged domestic violence incident on New Year’s Eve.


Rembering Martin Luther King

Best Bay Area Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrations For The Family

Reflective, educational, uplifting or physical—here are the best ways to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Bay Area this year


Glenn Beck Rally Draws Thousands

WASHINGTON (AP)–Conservative commentator Glenn Beck and tea party champion Sarah Palin appealed Saturday to a vast, predominantly white crowd on the National Mall to help restore traditional American values and honor Martin Luther King’s message.