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MLK Day

Browse MLK Day events as well as recommendations for the hottest events and parades. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to MLK Day in Atlanta.  

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About MLK Day

The celebration of civil rights hero and Atlanta native, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., takes place annually on the Monday following King's birthday. The day starts with a commemorative service at Ebenezer Baptist Church and continues with a march through Downtown along Auburn Avenue that ends at the King Center.

MLK Day Events

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Sunday January 19, 2020 09:30 pm EST
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Monday January 20, 2020 08:30 am EST
This is a free event.The UpScale Band will perform a short music set at about 1pm, time may change. ...
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Monday January 20, 2020 10:00 am EST
 


Join us in celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.! Help the West Atlanta...
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Monday January 20, 2020 10:00 am EST
Among this year’s highlights is a performance of Walking Through the Valley written by Addae Moon, A...
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Monday January 20, 2020 11:00 am EST
Members of last summer's project will reconvene with playwright Pearl Cleage & director Patrick McCo...
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Monday January 20, 2020 12:00 pm EST
Come march in the MLK Parade with me
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Monday January 20, 2020 01:30 pm EST
Artist Grace Kisa, leads MLK-day art workshop at REMERGE in the heart of Sweet Auburn.


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Monday January 20, 2020 08:00 pm EST
Choose Team GOTR from the team drop down menu during registration and Girls on the Run will receive ...
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Monday January 20, 2020 08:30 pm EST
Volunteers will paint the Fine Arts wing of Harper Archer Elementary School designed by Learning In ...
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Creative Loafing Stories About MLK Day

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Thursday March 26, 2015 04:00 am EDT
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Monday January 21, 2013 10:39 am EST

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    Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection, Atlanta University Center Woodruff Library
    This item is under copyright protection through The Estate of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.



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Tuesday January 17, 2012 08:59 am EST
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Monday January 16, 2012 05:41 pm EST


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A joyous crowd of thousands danced, sang, shouted and marched through downtown Atlanta this afternoon in celebration of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Monday January 18, 2010 04:00 am EST

Hundreds poured into the streets on MLK Day to remember the man and his message Jan. 18. Throngs of people followed the march down Auburn Avenue from Peachtree Street to Jackson Street and attended the rally later at the King National Park area.

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