Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

Interfaith Service Honors Martin Luther King Jr., Continues Fight for Equality

Gloria Dei Church packed with all faith backgrounds honoring Rev. Dr. King.

DULUTH, Minn.- The kickoff to Duluth’s events commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. was an interfaith service honoring the work of freedom fighters of the past, with performances by youth continuing the fight in the future. “We’re still remembering the words of him 60 years later,” said Salaam Witherspoon, Chair of the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee. “We’re still asking for…

Honoring MLK Together with All Faiths

Interfaith Worship Held by Duluth NAACP

DULUTH, Minn.- Follow the sounds of gospel music and clapping hands, and you’ll find a large, jubilant group at the Peace United Church of Christ. “This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine!” The Duluth Branch of the NAACP gathered the crowd to honor the freedom–fighting life of Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Jr., and the legacy that shines…

Community Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Fifty Years Later

One of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. most famous speech is called "I Have a Dream."

DULUTH, Minn. – Fifty years ago Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and cities across the country are remembering the kind of man he was. Here in Duluth people came together at a special event  to share one of Dr. King’s messages that includes peace and equality. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was an activist and a leader in the civil rights movement. Fifty years after his death…