Martin Luther King Jr. Day
A 16-year-old boy nearly drowned in a swimming pool at a South L.A. high school Monday afternoon.
The 28th annual Kingdom Day Parade wound through the Crenshaw District and Leimert Park Saturday in honor of the iconic civil rights leader.
Southland residents are celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day just one day after the civil rights activist would have turned 83 years old.
Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines says he has organized a committee to help black students close a deep achievement gap.