MLK Day

MLK Day community cleanup in Gulfport

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, one community organization is calling not only for the celebration of his life’s works, but honoring him through a community cleanup. ‘A day on, not a day off.’ That’s…

Mississippi Power honors MLK Day of Service

Year after year, Mississippi Power doesn’t take the MLK holiday off, they volunteer! Employees use this celebratory day to give back to the communities they serve. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Mississippi Power had to be creative when…

MLK Day Celebration at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

The folks over at the Lynn Meadows Discovery Center made sure Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a Dream” speech was brought to life. The nonprofit children’s museum celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. King…

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

As Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches us, one group here on the Coast is honoring his legacy with engaging events for citizens. For over 30 years, the Coastwide Martin Luther King Jr. Committee has been committed…

Celebrating MLK Day

They were dancing, playing music, and marching down the streets, celebrating the steps heard around the world when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. took a stand and led the charge for Civil Rights. His legacy lives on as evidenced at…

Mississippi Power ‘Day On’

Employees from Mississippi Power spent their day off giving back. The day of service is something that employees take part in each year on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This year, one group spent their morning at Our Daily…

Teaching the next generation about MLK

Lynn Meadow’s Discovery Center had a day devoted to Martin Luther King Jr. today and kids of all ages took some time to learn about his message. It’s a tradition that has been going on for over a decade. Every…

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration in Bay St. Louis

This morning, people in Hancock County and members of the Powerhouse of Deliverance Church joined together to pay a tribute to Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. The day started in Bay St. Louis at 9:30 with a celebratory…

Sunday Inspirational with James Meredith

A Civil Rights hero was the focus of attention at the Biloxi Civic Center on Sunday. A forerunner of the Civil Rights Movement, James Meredith knows about what it means and costs to take a stand. His statue now stands…

Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend Celebration

It’s a long weekend ahead of us to celebrate Civil Rights activist and hero Martin Luther King Jr. Wild game fest takes place Monday, January 21st at 11 a.m. at MLK Park in Ocean Springs. For more information call 228-218-7050.…

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrations in Biloxi

Here on the Gulf Coast, a group wants to make sure everyone, especially the youth, remembers Dr. King’s sacrifice for justice with a coast wide celebration. Things kickoff tomorrow and go through the beginning of next week. People who attend…

MLK Coastwide Celebration gears up

The 2019 MLK Coastwide Celebration is ramping up. Beginning Friday, the MLK Coastwide committee is hosting several events to honor the nation changing accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year’s theme is ‘be the difference.’ All in attendance…

MLK Coastwide Celebration

It’s that time of year to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. South Mississippi has a full lineup including annual events like the battle of the bands at MGM Park which is set to take…

Excitement fills streets for MLK Day Parade

Martin Luther King Day is being celebrated all across the Coast. Numerous events took place in honor of the Civil Rights leader. The MLK Parade in Gulfport is now over 30 years strong. News 25’s Gina Tomlinson takes us for…

Mississippi Power volunteers give back on MLK Day

Volunteers from Mississippi Power decided to treat MLK Day as a day on instead of a day off. For many years, now the employees at Mississippi Power have spent MLK Day serving their community and this year was no different.…

MLK Day at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center is typically closed on Mondays, but in honor of MLK Day the doors are open this afternoon in remembrance of Dr. King. The discovery center’s regular programs and activities took place today, along with some special…