According to police, residents of Leesburg, Virginia, began reporting propaganda flyers being distributed by people claiming to be members of the KKK around 8 a.m. on Sunday in downtown Leesburg.
Walk back through history and relive Martin Luther King Jr.’s struggles and accomplishments as he campaigned for human rights in this interactive timeline.
Here are some important changes to traffic, transit and other public services you should make note of before you head out on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend and two separate marches in downtown D.C. mean traffic and transit changes for the region from Friday through Monday.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday will mean several changes to what is open Monday. Here’s a list to keep track of what is open and closed.
President-elect Donald Trump is expected to visit the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture in observance of Martin Luther King Day, senior level transition sources tell ABC News.
Officials don’t anticipate heavy volumes of traffic. Those who venture out will likely have an easier commute.
See what is open and what is closed on Martin Luther King Day.
People visiting the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial are seeing the granite statue without the disputed words that were etched in it for the last King holiday.
On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial Friday
afternoon, students from Watkins Elementary
School honored Dr. Martin Luther King\’s birthday
by reciting his most enduring speech: \”I Have a
The National Day of Service started with
President Barack Obama\’s inauguration in 2009
and has occurred every year since. There will be
dozens of service projects throughout the D.C.
region over the course of the weekend, and the
main event will be held Saturday on the National
Mall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Several National parks in the D.C. area will be free to get into between Jan. 14 and Jan. 16.
The top weekend story in the traffic world concerns Metro track work on the Blue and Orange lines, with the Federal Center SW and Capitol South stations scheduled to be closed.
Before a loose coalition of local nonprofits joined forces to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, several agencies organized their own events.
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