Marches, rallies and a rodeo were planned to mark Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday in Colorado.
The family of a man killed in the Denver Jail used the Marade to call for justice on Monday.
President Barack Obama’s inauguration for his second presidential term fell on the same day as Americans celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The marriage of events made it an emotional day for many.
Monday is the Martin Luther King holiday, but Saturday the civil rights leader was remembered by a day of service.
Colorado and the nation remembered Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday.
The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is next Monday, but celebrations are already under way.
Perhaps some of the most recognized words from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had to do with tolerance and non violence, but he also had messages that pertain to some of biggest troubles facing Americans today — jobs, education and health care.