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King A Musical Tribute

Narrated by the late Brock Peters, this program features excerpts from Dr. King’s speeches, as well as interviews with friends and family members. The 3-hour special includes topics like affirmative action, an analysis of the civil rights movement, the new King Monument, MLK’s legacy, and much more. Tune in January 20th, 6am – 9am (PST) as KCEP-FM brings you King: A Musical Tribute in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) was [ ... ]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

January 20, 2014 will mark the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday. This milestone is a perfect opportunity for Americans to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service. The MLK Day of Service empowers individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a beloved community. Explore this site to learn more about MLK Day and how you can participate. Below are a few links [ ... ]

Countdown to MLK Holiday

In King: Countdown to the Holiday, we paint an intimate portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through a combination of actualities, music and host comments. Hosted by Avery Brooks, each of the fifteen :60 vignettes only found on 88.1 FM (KCEP) will reveal a facet of Dr. King’s character and beliefs as we listen to excerpts from his speeches and comments from those who knew and loved him best. This award-winning series is a [ ... ]

Las Vegas Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Come join us on Aug 24, 2013 at 9:00 AM at the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Statue and pavilion as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on the corner of MLK & Carey, North Las Vegas. It is amazing that it has been 50 years since the historic march on our nation’s capitol by Mostly African Americans, whites and others seeking job opportunities and civil rights [ ... ]

Dr. King Vision

 Is Dr. King’s vision being sanitized?Truth be told at the time of his assassination Dr. King’s popularly had waned tremendously. We forget the King who at the time of his ministry (of social activism) was labeled an “extremist,” by explicitly calling out “moderates” for urging African-Americans to slow down their march to justice in 1967. Few speak of Dr. King’s admonition to the United States “that the Negro had tried to cash the check” of [ ... ]

2013 King Week Las Vegas Activities

 2013 King Week Activities On behalf of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Committee, we are pleased to extend this invitation to participate in the upcoming 31st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in Downtown Las Vegas, Nevada on Monday, January 21 2013, at 10 am. As we all strive for a better world, the King parade is an excellent way to demonstrate our unified commitment to peace and brotherhood. We look forward to celebrating the life of this [ ... ]