Thousands March In Oakland To Reclaim Martin Luther King Jr's LegacyThousands of people marched in Oakland Monday on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday to reclaim the spirit of the man celebrated on this day, an activist said.
New HBO Documentary Follows Oakland Kids Preparing For MLK Oratorical FestA new HBO documentary will follow the monthslong efforts of Oakland children preparing for the annual MLK Oratorical Festival, where students honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through passionate speech and poems.
Activists Melt Down Guns, Turn Them Into Art On MLK DayOrganizers were cleaning up after an MLK Day celebration unlike any other in Oakland. They took donated guns, cast them into a massive furnace and turned them into art.
Massive MLK Day March in Oakland Begins Week of Anti-Trump ProtestsThe march marked the beginning of a week of actions to resist president-elect Donald Trump.
Caltrain MLK Day Celebration Train Rolls Up PeninsulaMLK Day celebrants came to Yerba Buena Gardens aboard a special Celebration Train traveling from San Jose to San Francisco, with stops in Palo Alto and San Mateo.
Oakland Mayor Schaaf: MLK Day Protests Outside Her Home Were 'Legitimate'A day after protesters staged a pre-dawn demonstration outside of newly inaugurated Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s home on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the mayor responded Tuesday by saying their complaints are legitimate.
It’s Not All Protests— Martin Luther King Jr. Day Of Service Includes Volunteer Trash Pick UpFor some people this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday has been about protests and shutdowns, but for others it's been a day of service for many who volunteered to pick up garbage in East Oakland.
Oakland Coliseum BART Station Reopens After Closure By Police Brutality Protesters Gathered For MLK Day MarchA large crowd of protesters left Fruitvale BART station in Oakland Monday afternoon, police said.
Lone Remaining Freedom Train Sells Out All Seats On Final MLK Day Ride From San Jose To SFTickets for all 1,400 seats available on the Caltrain train were sold even though it was announced that this excursion would be the last run of the Freedom Train in the Bay Area.
Best Martin Luther King Day Weekend Getaways Near The Bay AreaHere's a look at nearby destinations to visit over the three-day Martin Luther King Day holiday.
'Freedom Train' Gains Last-Minute Riders, Will Run AgainThe Freedom Train will likely run again next year on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day after last-minute ticket sales for the commemorative ride from San Jose and San Francisco skyrocketed.
Freedom Train, Bay Area Events Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Marches, rallies and festivals were under way in San Francisco and elsewhere in the Bay Area Monday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
High School Teens Launch ‘Season of Peace’ To Address Oakland Gun ViolenceSome East Oakland teens in conjunction with a local high school are launching a ‘Season of Peace’ as a way to address gun violence in their neighborhoods.
Caltrain 'Freedom Train' Rolls From SJ To SF To Honor MLK Jr.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.”