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2011-01-17 12:38:00

DALLAS, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- E. Leon Carter, name partner at the Dallas-based law firm Munck Carter, LLP, has been selected to receive the Dallas Bar Association's 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Justice Award. Mr. Carter will receive the award at the DBA's annual MLK Luncheon today, Monday, January 17, 2011. The Justice Award is presented annually to a Dallas Bar member or community leader whose practice, community service, and overall life experience exemplify the life and legacy of...

2011-01-17 00:00:42

Grammy winner Patti Austin, ADPublishing.org and XtremeSignPost join with the Over My Shoulder Foundation to engage the first champions of the Million Mentor March on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 17, 2011. Through active involvement in the lives of the 14.6 million at-risk young people, the alliance hopes to increase school attendance, reduce drug and alcohol use, and improve the lives of all involved. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2011 Grammy winner Patti Austin,...

2011-01-14 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SATURDAY, JANUARY 15: MARTIN LUTHER KING'S BIRTHDAY Profile America -- Saturday, January 15th. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would be 82 years old today. The civil rights leader, minister, and recipient of the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize was born in 1929 and assassinated in 1968. Monday is a federal...

2011-01-13 07:36:00

Live Online Broadcast Of America's Sunday Supper To Feature Celebrities And Service Leaders ATLANTA, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of Americans will pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this year by using their day off as a day on by volunteering in their communities on Monday, January 17. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Martin Luther King Day, HandsOn Network, the volunteer arm of Points of Light Institute, and the largest volunteer organization in...

2011-01-12 15:22:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Museum of the African Diaspora -MLK FAMILY DAY (Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday WHAT: Celebration) Saturday, January 15, 2011 | 12p - 4p -WHAT IS YOUR DREAM? Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service (MLK Day) Monday, January 17, 2011 | 12p - 5p WHERE: Museum of the African Diaspora, San...

2011-01-12 07:00:00

MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to commemorate what would have been his 82nd birthday, The Riverside Church will honor his memory with two events on Sunday, January 16, first, with its popular Distinguished Preacher Series at 11:00 a.m. and at 3:00 p.m., Realizing the Dream, a tribute event featuring music, prayer and guest speakers. Both events will take place in the Nave of The Riverside Church,...

2011-01-12 07:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of Martin Luther King Day, three in ten employers (30 percent) will give all or most workers a paid holiday on Monday, January 17, according to BNA's most recent survey of holiday practices. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090105/56509LOGO) This is only a marginal change from figures reported by employers for 2010 (28 percent), and is in line with figures reported for 2009 (31 percent), 2008 (33 percent)...

2011-01-10 15:47:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This Sunday January 16, NIM is featuring Daisy Khan at its upcoming 28th Annual Interfaith Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Khan, who heads the American Society for Muslim Advancement and along with her husband Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf the development of the Muslim Community Center "Park51" near Ground Zero. The event is being held for the first time in Center City at the Arch Street Presbyterian Church (1724...

2011-01-06 10:36:00

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrate a soulful SHABBAT RUACH, honoring the life's work of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Six Choirs and Two Bands join together to share Jewish Tradition with neighbors of all faiths at Temple Shalom, the D.C. area's most diverse Jewish congregation. Temple Shalom's three home-grown choirs, and its two temple-sponsored bands harmonize with the voices of D.C.'s Wilson High School Chorus and the Kids Lead Teen Gospel...

2011-01-05 06:26:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Unexpected actions make for extraordinary stories. Who would expect that a young Martin Luther King Jr. would perform at the segregated movie premiere of "Gone with the Wind" in 1939? Who would think that revenue from the novel would fund medical scholarships for graduates of Morehouse College in Atlanta, an all-male, historically black college? As the home of the Civil Rights Movement, Atlanta is the perfect destination to explore the history,...