Posts Tagged ‘MLK Jr.’

Joanne Bland: Views from the Edmund Pettus Bridge

By Jan Jenkins “Voting is not a right, it’s a responsibility,” Joanne Bland told more than 700 people at two events hosted by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission of Mid-Michigan Feb. 11. Motivated by her grandmother who would urge her to “Go get your freedom,” Bland and her two sisters participated in the three 1965 […]

34TH ANNUAL MLK HOLIDAY LUNCHEON DRAWS CROWD TO LANSING CENTER

“Be the change you want to see in the world” was the theme of this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Luncheon Celebration. Nearly 1,600 attended the popular event at the Lansing Center, hearing  inspirational music from Tabernacle of David Choir; Sharon Lawrence and Phil Denny performing the National Anthem; and Music of the […]

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