MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

Concordia College students raise social awareness on MLK DAY

Concordia College students and faculty honor Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Junior in their Daring to Dream program.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Concordia College students and faculty honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior in their Daring to Dream program. The theme for this year’s event is The Radical Imagination of a New Generation. “MLK DAY is a day where we can just take a break from whatever we do on a daily basis and just to reflect…

Colleges commemorate Martin Luther King Jr day with virtual lectures

NDSU and Concordia College help shine light on racial injustices within the community

FARGO, N.D.-MOORHEAD – In light of Martin Luther King Jr day, College campuses throughout the metro are using the holiday to bring awareness to racial injustices throughout the community. Many of the textbooks that educated us do not touch on Martin Luther King Jr’s pursuit later in his life to bring attention to the atrocities faced by all marginalized groups…

College art display sends strong message on police brutality

The display calls for the attention to the unarmed black and brown lives lost due to heavy police violence

MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬† In concurrence with Martin Luther King Junior Day, Concordia College displays a moving art piece to bring awareness of police brutality towards minority groups. The Tunnel of Oppression is located in the Knutson Campus Center atrium. The display calls for the attention to the unarmed black and brown lives lost due to heavy police violence from research…

Concordia College Celebrates MLK’s Life and Legacy on 36th Remembrance

They chose speakers they believe Martin Luther King Jr. would stand behind

MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬†Students at Concordia spent the day honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. When Shontarius Aikens grew up, it was his mother who taught him what it means to really be fearless. “I was the only African American one the baseball team. I was pretty much the only one at things and I definitely had fear…

How People in the Valley are Honoring and Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.

His message is still relevant today and civil rights struggles are still a reality unfortunately

FARGO, ND — This is Martin Luther King Day and although many people have the day off, others are taking the time to celebrate the legacy of the civil rights leader. It’s the 17th annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the Fargo Theater and three awards to those who have continued to build on his legacy. “It starts with…

Community Celebrates Blizzard Bash at Scheels Arena

Blizzard Bash is a free event open to the public hosted by the West Fargo and Fargo Park Districts

FARGO, ND — School is out for Martin Luther King Day and kids got to spend the afternoon playing with friends and families at Scheels Arena. Blizzard Bash is a free event open to the public hosted by the West Fargo and Fargo Park Districts. They offered a screening of “Despicable Me 3” on the ice, an open skate, inflatables…

Concordia College, Fargo Theatre Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day

People all over the community were celebrating the day and honoring Martin Luther King Junior, including students at Concordia

METRO — This is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and although many people have the day off, others are taking the time to celebrate the legacy of the civil rights leader. People all over the community were celebrating the day and honoring Martin Luther King Junior, including students at Concordia. Reverend Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds started off the day of activities…