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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted by Lauren Shotwell |
Weeklong series of events in Iowa City aims to bring community members together to honor legacy of Martin Luther King

After a tumultuous year that highlighted divisions within the community and the nation at large, Iowa City is kicking off a weeklong series of events celebrating the legacy of Dr....

Posted by Lauren Shotwell |
Cedar Rapids, Mt. Vernon events will celebrate Martin Luther King’s vision, but also address continuing divisions

Each year, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day offers a chance to not just celebrate the accomplishments and spirit of a great American leader, but also to examine the ways in...

Posted by Eleanore Taft |
Iowa City youth raise their voices at MLK celebration

Kids wrote about their dreams, families, injustices they’d seen at school and anything else that moved them for an "I Have a Dream” wall during the Jan. 16, 2017 celebration...