MLK Day 2018: Is the bank open? Is the liquor store open?

Sergio Conner
January 13, 2018

Memorial Service also highlight the community's remembrance of the civil rights leader. A brighter future today, tomorrow and seven generations from now. The featured speaker will be Samuel Galloway Ed.D. Drive in Reidsville, go through the downtown area and end at the Reidsville Police Department.

Winners of the MLK essay contest from each school division will read their compositions. Galloway is also a veteran who left his post in Bloomfield to spend 18 months in northern Iraq pursuing terrorism suspects.

To purchase tickets, contact Lexie Mangum at (860) 582-2899, or email

South Mississippi's annual program to honor the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. begins Friday and continues through Monday with a parade in downtown Gulfport.

"Pastor Cleaver will be our guest speaker, and we'll be giving out an award this year to a pastor for years of faithful service". Special music will be provided by the Rev. Christopher P. Adams, chaplain at the Children's Home of Cromwell.

This is a great event put on by our local public library, and it's a great chance for people in our community to celebrate the life of Dr. King.

- You may best remember Martin Luther King Jr. for his inspiring I Have a Dream speech, but that's just one of many remarkable contributions he made to our country's history.

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More information about the Commemoration Week can be found on the week's website.

The irony of President Donald Trump signing a proclamation declaring Martin Luther King Jr.

After the program, the Kentucky Theater will be offering a free showing of "Hidden Figures" at 2:00 p.m.

Admission is $10 per person.

Among the special events will be a pair of programs on Sunday night, January 14, and Monday night, January 15, at two Topeka churches. Day celebration. This year's theme is "The Fight that Never Ended", which is centered around the conversation of the current political climate and the activism and education being fostered within new civil rights movements in the modern generation. He has denied using that language.

At 3 p.m., Sharon Baptist Church at 3890 USA 220, Stoneville, will host a service in King's honor. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

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