MLK Day

(credit: CBS)

#BlackLivesMatter Protesters Halt Traffic, LRT

Hundreds of protesters marching to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. have shut down light-rail traffic in St. Paul. Green Line trains and cars were stopped at the intersection of University and Snelling Avenues Monday afternoon as Black Lives Matters protesters started their march to the Capitol.

01/19/2015

(credit: Black Lives Matter)

Protesters Stage ‘Die-In’ At Official MLK Day Program

A number of protesters staged a “die-in” at the state’s official event honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy to demand changes to police practices. The protesters also joined hands and held signs bearing messages such as “White Silence = Violence” as politicians such as Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Rep. Keith Ellison, and Sen. Al Franken addressed the crowd.

01/19/2015

(credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Podcast Page: 1-19-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee.

Packers fans still in shock over the NFC Title Game….hear Mike Max discuss it by clicking the link above.

01/19/2015

(credit: CBS)

Black Lives Matter Minneapolis Planning MLK Day March

The group involved in the protest that partially shut down the Mall of America last month says it’s planning a march as part of a national movement to reclaim the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

01/12/2015

(credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

Best Martin Luther King Day Celebrations In Minnesota

Celebrate civil rights in modern-day Minnesota.

01/12/2015

(credit: CBS)

Duluth Store Offers Sale On ‘Anything Black’ On MLK Day

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.

01/22/2014

(credit: CBS)

Minn. Leaders Talk Civil Rights Battles On MLK Day

Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and tributes for the late civil rights leader were held across the country.

01/20/2014

Blois Olson Bio

1-20-14 The Morning Take On The Morning News With Dave Lee

MLK Day Celebrations will feature many Minnesota politicians. Listen to the Morning Take by clicking the link.

01/20/2014

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Twin Cities Events Honor MLK’s Legacy

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.

01/20/2014

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK Day: What’s Open, What’s Closed

As many celebrate Martin Luther King Day this Monday, several offices and services will be closed.

01/16/2012

(credit: CBS)

Celebrating MLK Day Through Service

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.

01/17/2011