What’s going on in North Carolina for MLK Day?

We asked and you answered. PushBlack wanted to share service opportunities and community engagement initiatives surrounding MLK Day. After all, it’s a day on – not a day off. Check below to see what your family in North Carolina is up to, and join them if you’re in town! Be sure to check back as this list will be updated as information is received.

Ashokie, NCMLK March and Convocation – a march through downtown to a local church. District Attorney, Valerie Asbell, will serve as the keynote speaker. Contact: Mayor Pro-Tem C. David Stackhouse (252) 518-1440. (Submitted by Bishop J.C. Watford, [email protected], (252) 209-5624)

Charlotte, NCMLK Parade (submitted by John Cash)

Greensboro, NC: Dreams of a King – a play presented by the Barn Dinner Theater. (Submitted by Monique McKithen, [email protected])

High Point, NC: Dr. Scott speaking at the Williams Memorial CME Church, contact (336) 883-7330 (submitted by Rita Laing)

Jacksonville, NC: Martin Luther King drawing contest at Clyde Erwin Elementary School, contact James Jordan – [email protected]

Lincolnton, NC: Black&Gold Gala (1/14) and Program (1/15) at the Lincolnton Country Club. Contact: Jocelyn Barber, (704) 735-0168 (submitted by Melba Poston)

Monroe, NC: MLK Parade, Dr. King Breakfast, and King Gospelfest, Contact: [email protected] (submitted by Councilwoman Sarluta Anthony)

Raleigh, NC: 2nd Annual Free MLK Breakfast Celebration, sponsored by the State Street Community Campus – 1200 S. State St. Contact: 919-798-1801, [email protected] (submited by Pastor B. Jackson, [email protected])