Monday, January 21, 2013
Post the images you capture on the holiday today.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Tell us what this holiday means to you and how you will celebrate?
Monday, Jan. 21 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Local events to honor King include the DeKalb NAACP's 11th annual MLK Jr. Day parade, which has relocated from Stone Mountain Village, in part, to coincide with the dedication of Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway (Snapfinger Road), the organization's president, John Evans, told Patch. The parade will begin at 12:30 p.m. at the Ray of Hope Christian Church and march down Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway in Lithonia. For some, the national holiday honoring the prominent civil rights activist is a time to give back and serve the community, be it through removing graffiti or picking up litter in a local park. Here are a couple of events happening locally on MLK Jr. Day of Service: Where: DeKalb …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The annual parade will not take place in the city of Stone Mountain this year.
Friday, January 11, 2013
The 11th annual parade will march down MLK King Jr. Parkway in Lithonia, according to Crossroads News.
The DeKalb NAACP's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade will not be held in downtown Stone Mountain city this year, according to a report in Crossroads News. "I’m sad to see it go," Susan Ryles, executive director of Main Street Stone Mountain and the Downtown Development Authority, told Patch. "We were not aware it had moved it until recently." The 11th annual parade, on Jan. 21, will begin at 12:30 p.m. at the Ray of Hope Christian Church and march down Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway (Snapfinger Road) in Lithonia, the article states. "I'm glad the parade isn't going away. I think that it's an important function," Stone Mountain city councilwoman Susan Coletti told Patch. Several school bands including Stone Mountain and MLK Jr. will …
Monday, January 16, 2012
The 10th annual parade included the Stone Mountain High School marching band.
Hundreds lined the streets of Stone Mountain Village as the DeKalb Branch of the NAACP's tenth annual Martin Luther King Jr. parade came through town on Jan. 16. Participants in the hour-long parade included the Stone Mountain High School marching band.