(Credit: Brad Freitas/NewsRadio 99.1)

29 Become Citizens at D.C.’s MLK Memorial

Twenty-nine people have become citizens during a ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington.


An abbreviated quotation inscribed on the side of the statue will soon be removed. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Hopkins Celebrating MLK With Annual Event

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Hospital are celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr. ahead of what would have been the civil rights leader’s 86th birthday.


File photo of Martin Luther King, Jr. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

National Cathedral Hosting MLK Day Celebration

The National Cathedral in Washington is hosting a celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


Rev. Wright Blasts Obama In MLK Comparison: ‘I Have A Drone’

Speaking with a Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday, President Barack Obama’s controversial former pastor lauded Martin Luther King’s famous, “I have a dream” phrase, while comparing it to what he believes will be the summation of the current Obama presidency: “I have a drone.”


The Martin Luther King Jr. sculpture is seen at the MLK Memorial. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

NH Shaker Village To Take Part In MLK Remembrance

One group participating in commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech is the Canterbury Shaker Village, which is holding a special tour and bell ringing this week.


(credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Obama: Privilege To Use King’s Bible In Inaugural

President Barack Obama says it was a privilege to take the oath of office using a Bible that had been owned by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.


credit: Cameron Thompson / All-News 99.1 WNEW

Thousands Gather At Candlelight Vigil To Mark 44th Anniversary Of King Assassination

A candlelight vigil was held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial to mark the anniversary of the civil rights leader’s assassination 44 years ago.