Stories tagged: "Martin Luther King Jr."

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 1963 file photo, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, addresses marchers during his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. (AP Photo/File)
4 MLK Day of Service Opportunities in North Carolina

In honor of his legacy, every year on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, organizations across North Carolina hold days of service, giving community members a chance to volunteer and help others, just like Dr. King did.

Participants of a Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival assembly and news briefing in Jackson, Miss., hold signs listing a variety of issues in April 2021. (Image via AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
‘We Have Work to Do’: Rev. Barber Reviving Moral Monday in North Carolina

North Carolina’s Rev. Barber will return to Raleigh as the national Poor People’s Campaign mobilizes ahead of a June march in Washington. 

Civil rights visionary Ella Baker, who grew up in eastern North Carolina, at a 1968 news conference. (AP Photo/Jack Harris)
Take a Road Trip Through Some of the Blackest Moments in NC History

Bring history to life with an east-to-west road trip that travels from the coastal maroon colonies to the founding of the sit-in movement to the site of MLK’s address in Durham.