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Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with these events across Michigan

Organizations all across the state are preparing to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with keynote speakers, marches, ceremonies and even community service projects dedicated to the civil rights activist. The federal holiday lands on Monday, Jan. 16, this year, but many events throughout Michigan are beginning this weekend to honor King and his role in the civil rights movement. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is always celebrated on the third Monday of January which is the the civil rights leader’s birth month. Now, decades later, the day is still being celebrated throughout the country and all over Michigan. Saginaw/Bay City:How to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2023 in mid-MichiganJackson:These Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations are happening in Jackson CountyGrand Rapids:How to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2023 in Grand Rapids areaKalamazoo:Former ESPN personality Jemele Hill highlights MLK Day events in Kalamazoo areaMuskegon:Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2023 events happening in Muskegon CountyAnn Arbor:Where to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Washtenaw CountyFlint:Here’s how Martin Luther King Jr. Day is being celebrated, honored in FlintRead more on MLive:Here’s how players can stay anonymous in Michigan if they win the $1.1B Mega Millions jackpotRetired college professor vows to speak at every Ottawa County board meeting the next 2 years‘American Pickers’ films two episodes in Michigan with rocker Jack White

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