Last Monday, some 800 hearty souls attended a moving service celebrating the birth of Martin Luther King, Jr.
In recognition of national day of service on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday, Jan. 19, area groups have rallied behind President-elect Barack Obama’s initiative and stepped up efforts to raise hope and wellbeing among Falls Church’s less fortunate.
Two significant events in Arlington last weekend celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and renewed the fight for his dream of real and meaningful equality among the races.
WASHINGTON — Like it or not, race and gender will play roles in the choice of a Democratic presidential standard bearer.
Fifth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration, Alden Theatre at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, Sunday, Jan. 20, 3 to 5 p.m.
Comedian Dick Gregory, The D.C. Improv, 1140 Connecticut Ave., Washington, D.C., Tuesday, January 30, 8 p.m.