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Martin Luther King Jr.


Savannah honors Martin Luther King Jr. with parade, film screenings and more

11 Jan 2018

Savannah celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a variety of events, including the annual parade, eye-opening film screenings, a free community dinner and more. 


Unity 5K on MLK and Music Festival brings Savannah community together for healthy minds, bodies

10 Jan 2018

It’s a new year and Mahogany Bowers says she wants everyone to kick off 2018 with a “healthy body and healthy mind.” 


Tavis Smiley revisits King's legacy in trip to Savannah

11 Feb 2015

Martin Luther King Jr.’s name has become synonymous with the civil rights movement. His face, often photographed in the middle of an impassioned plea, has reached a level of almost religious iconography. Just the mention of his initials, a mere three letters, is enough to summon his memory.


MLK 5K and Music Festival benefits Blessings in a Book Bag

13 Jan 2015

“It’s the first of its kind in the city.” That’s what Mahogany Bowers says about her second annual MLK 5K and Music Festival in Forsyth Park.


Do Savannah's top 10 list: A Tybee-style tribute to MLK

07 Jan 2015

If we know one thing about Savannah, it's that the fun isn't relegated to the weekend!


Tybee hosts second annual salute to MLK

06 Jan 2015

The second annual Tybee Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Human Rights Celebration will take place Jan. 10.


Tavis Smiley joins Savannah Book Festival lineup

06 Nov 2014

Another blockbuster author has joined the nearly 40 writers scheduled to speak at the 2015 Savannah Book Festival.


MLK to be honored at annual concert

08 Jan 2014

The 16th annual Musical Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will pay tribute to one of America’s greatest men of freedom, justice and equality.