Martin Luther King Jr.
The second inauguration of the nation’s first African American president isn’t the only event being commemorated Monday. It’s also the day America honors the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and South Florida took time to remember and pay tribute to the civil rights leader with parades in both Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.
Martin Luther King III was the guest of honor at the YMCA of Broward County’s annual MLK inspirational breakfast.
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.
We often forget the meaning of certain days, the meaning that turned them into holidays.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is on Monday. Here’s a look at what’s open and closed throughout South Florida.
Federal, state and county offices will be closed Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.