In this August 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.
Monday: The 37th annual Sarasota MLK Day Celebration, presented by the MLK Celebration Committee in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee and Temple Emanu-El, will feature several events honoring King's life and legacy. None of the African-Americans who Trump gathered to support him for the holiday were willing to answer questions about the president's comments afterward.
A spokesman said all families are encouraged to participate in this hands-on community service day. "We'd always had a Sunday church service and then the walk on Monday, but we started doing the breakfast and it has become a good event to bring all types of people from the community together for fellowship".
"A Day On, Not a Day Off" can be a day to connect community service to the social justice issues that Dr. King fought for during his lifetime.
Afterwards, participants are invited to make fleece blankets for the homeless, which will be donated to Pontiac's Grace Centers of Hope. "It's the best thing the NAACP could have ever done for the celebration". At Cherokee Nation, our goal is to build brighter futures for all of our citizens.
Dr. Alveda King was at Ave Maria School of Law on Friday speaking to students. Day celebration. This year's theme is "The Fight that Never Ended", which is centered around the conversation of the current political climate and the activism and education being fostered within new civil rights movements in the modern generation. His fight increased the opportunities and freedoms that we all enjoy today. "It's like Dr. King said, 'Anyone can be great because everyone can serve.' People can just show up and help.it should be a great day".