What's Open, What's Closed On Martin Luther King Jr. Day Here’s a quick overview of what’s open and what’s closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the Twin Cities.
Volunteers In Golden Valley Spreading Peace With PiesMonday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Some volunteers in Golden Valley are honoring the day by keeping their eyes on the pies.
Twin Cities Woman Serving Up Sweet Potato Pies For MLK DayThis weekend across the country, communities are gathering to remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. One Twin Cities woman does that by serving up sweet potato pie.
Black Lives Matter St. Paul Planning Protest At Red Bull Crashed IceThe St. Paul chapter of Black Lives Matter is planning a demonstration during Red Bull Crashed Ice later in February.
BLM Minneapolis Facebook Page Restored After Brief ShutdownThe Facebook page for Black Lives Matter Minneapolis was briefly deactivated Tuesday for violating the social networking site's terms and community standards. The group said that Facebook unpublished their page after they shared posts about a St. Paul officer who, on Facebook, left comments encouraging people to drive into protesters on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Protesters Interrupt Mayor Hodges At MLK Day EventMinneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges' planned comments at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event were interrupted on Monday by protestors. Video posted by the group Black Liberation Front shows Betsy Hodges at the podium at the Monday night event.
MLK Day Food Giveaway Highlights Importance Of Social ResponsibilityMany parts of north Minneapolis sit in a food desert. For some, they have to walk or bus miles in order to find fresh fruits and veggies.
MLK Day In The Twin Cities Focuses On Informing YouthSeveral events honored the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.
Best Ways To Commemorate MLK Jr. Day In MinnesotaCelebrate from morning to night on MLK Jr. Day
26th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. BreakfastThe General Mills Foundation and the United Negro College Fund have partnered to organize the 26th annual Martin King Luther Jr. Breakfast, set for 7 a.m. on Jan. 18 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
'Black Lives Matter' Group Marches On Martin Luther King DayDemonstrators at the "Black Lives Matter Minneapolis" rally Monday said they think Martin Luther King Jr. would've been proud of what they did.
Many Honored During State's MLK Day CelebrationThe official statewide celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day took place at Macalester College in St. Paul.
Black Lives Matter Minneapolis Planning MLK Day MarchThe 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.
Best MLK Weekend Getaways In AmericaCities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
Good Question: How Did MLK Jr.'s Birthday Become A Nat’l Holiday?The third Monday of every January is one of ten national holidays that government employees get every year. Most children have no school and every state and federal employee receives a paid day off. The first official observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a federal holiday was on January 20, 1986 – 18 years after the Civil Rights leader was shot. But David Chang, a professor of U.S. history at the University of Minnesota, says the idea for the holiday came just four days after the assassination in 1968.