Martin Luther King Day

By - 1/16/17 - 11:31 pm
Protesters on steps of Dorchester courthouse

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.

By - 1/16/17 - 1:59 pm

Free admission on Martin Luther King Day will do that, as Melissa Sullivan noticed.

By - 1/16/17 - 9:51 am

Martin Luther King formed many of his ideas about non-violent protest while a doctoral student at Boston University, from which he earned a PhD in systematic theology in 1955. Read more.

By - 1/19/15 - 6:07 pm
Marchers on Arlington Street

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.

Some photos:

By - 1/21/13 - 12:49 pm

MLK sign

Tom Hynes photographed routes 18 and 3 in Weymouth this morning.

By - 1/14/12 - 11:01 am 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.

By - 1/15/07 - 5:56 pm

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? ...