Martin Luther King Jr. Day

More Than 1K Volunteers Take Part In LA Works’ MLK Day Of Service

More than a thousand volunteers and community leaders will spend Martin Luther King, Jr. Day giving back.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/19/2015

Behold Monument Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best MLK Weekend Getaways In America

Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.

01/07/2015

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Boy, 16, Found Unconscious In High School Swimming Pool

A 16-year-old boy nearly drowned in a swimming pool at a South L.A. high school Monday afternoon.

01/21/2013

MLK

Dodger Matt Kemp Leads Annual Kingdom Day Parade

The 28th annual Kingdom Day Parade wound through the Crenshaw District and Leimert Park Saturday in honor of the iconic civil rights leader.

01/19/2013

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Southland Residents Mark MLK Jr. Day With Parade, Community Service

Southland residents are celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day just one day after the civil rights activist would have turned 83 years old.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/16/2012

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LAUSD Chief Organizes Committee To Help Black Students

Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines says he has organized a committee to help black students close a deep achievement gap.

01/17/2011