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Beautiful Weather + Holiday = BUSY Zoo Day

Beautiful weather brought huge crowds out to the Dallas Zoo on Monday.

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Restaurant Owner Recalls Equal Rights Movement & Change In Dallas

A half-century ago Martin Luther King Junior changed the world, but on this day there is also another ceremonious American milestone – the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Voting Rights Act.


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Sanitation Workers Before & After MLK’s Last Speech

Most people are familiar with Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech, but many don’t know the speech he delivered the night before his assassination was delivered to striking sanitation workers.

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First Dallas MLK Parade Without Founder

Missing from the 29th annual Elite News MLK Parade in Dallas will be its founder. Bill Blair Jr. died in April at the age of 92.


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Dallas Student Wins MLK Speech Competition

Some pint-sized dreamers put a modern spin on MLK’s “I have a dream” speech in a contest held on Friday. Meet the fourth-grader who took home the top prize.


The civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng (C) waves to supporters 28 August 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC (Washington Monument in background) during the 'March on Washington'. King said the march was 'the greatest demonstration of freedom in the history of the United States.' Martin Luther King was assassinated on 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. King's killing sent shock waves through American society at the time, and is still regarded as a landmark event in recent US history. AFP PHOTO (credit: /AFP/Getty Images)

MLK Day Of Service

Check out some of the events across North Texas on Monday meant to honor the life and legacy of MLK.



MLK Day Events

We celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with events and festivities around DFW.


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Dallas Boy Wins MLK Oratory Competition

Kids recently honored Martin Luther King Jr. at the MLK Junior Oratory Competition, and the winner of the event was Chinelo King, a fourth-grader from Dallas.


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More Free Flu Shots Available At Garland Clinic

An early and aggressive start to the flu season has sickened thousands of North Texans, and those who have not gotten the flu shot yet are set to run out of excuses.


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Singer Will Davenport In DFW For MLK Events

Among the performers in North Texas for Martin Luther King Jr. Day events is singer/songwriter Will Davenport.