Greg Cook chronicled the Mass Action Against Police Brutality’s MLK Day March for Justice, which had a stop on the steps of the Dorchester courthouse this afternoon.
Martin Luther King Day
Free admission on Martin Luther King Day will do that, as Melissa Sullivan noticed.
Hundreds of people peacefully marched around the Common and Public Garden this afternoon before marching up Beacon Street for a protest in front of the State House.
Tom Hynes photographed routes 18 and 3 in Weymouth this morning.
CentralSquare.com reports on the MLK Cambridge Day of Service:
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., volunteers of all ages are joining together for an afternoon of service to Cambridge residents in need. Come lend your hands and make a difference. WHERE: The YWCA at 7 Temple St. and the Cambridge Senior Center, 806 Mass. Ave. in Central Square, Cambridge WHEN: Monday, January 16th from 2:00-5:00 pm WHO: Adults, teens, and families welcome.
Paul Day and his wife noticed a lot of MLK-related commercials today:
"That seems somehow ... wrong," she said.
"Are you saying that you object to the commercialization of the one of the greatest civil rights leaders the world has ever known," I asked increduously? ...