A store in Duluth caused an uproar by having a special sale for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A sign at Global Village read “MLK Day sale, 25% off everything black.” The store also posted the sale on Facebook, drawing angry comments from across the country.
Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and tributes for the late civil rights leader were held across the country.
MLK Day Celebrations will feature many Minnesota politicians. Listen to the Morning Take by clicking the link.
People across Minnesota are remembering the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Events, big and small, will honor the Baptist minister’s work to advance civil rights with nonviolence and his mission of service.
As many celebrate Martin Luther King Day this Monday, several offices and services will be closed.
At STEP, the St. Louis Park Emergency Program, the agency was closed to clients but open to volunteers. Three Minnetonka families were among those volunteering Monday afternoon.