Martin Luther King Jr.
Marches, rallies and a rodeo were planned to mark Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday in Colorado.
The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington was celebrated on Wednesday and it has personal meaning for a woman in Denver.
A bell in downtown Denver rang 50 times Wednesday to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech.
George Zimmerman is a free man and on Sunday people across the country protested his acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin.
Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
Gov. John Hickenlooper is inviting artists and what he calls “creative entrepreneurs” to Montorse to talk about developing “creative districts” in several Western Slope towns.
The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is next Monday, but celebrations are already under way.
At the dedication for the new Martin Luther King Jr. Monument in Washington over the weekend many people praised the sculpture at its center, but one Denver man is deeply critical of it.
Coloradans are marking Martin Luther King Jr. day with marches and parades as well as a rodeo.