MLK

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…

MSUM Celebrates MLK Jr.’s 90th Birthday

they held a party to honor Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM is celebrating what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.’s 9oth birthday with none other than a party. Instead of birthday cake, this one is celebrating with songs from a local Haitian musician. NDSU students were also there to share Civil Rights era reflections and readings. MSUM’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion puts on the event every…

Sharing War Stories: 88 Local Veterans Spent Two Days In Washington, D.C.

They were selected for the latest North Dakota-Minnesota Veterans Honor Flight

FARGO, N.D. — They were a group of 88 of our area’s finest service members. They were just the latest heroes to take the North Dakota-Minnesota Veterans Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. We went along for the ride and it was a 2-day whirlwind of activity as we took in memorial after memorial, shared lunches and snacks and more importantly shared…

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…

The Fargo-Moorhead Community Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Students at Concordia College honor MLK and discuss why his legacy is so important to them

Concordia students say it’s a holiday that should be recognized on more than just one day of the year. The impact of Dr. King is something that students will take with them forever. “One of his quotes is ‘it’s a day on not a day off’. And that’s really important to me,” said Kaila Juntunene, who is Co-Chair of the…

Two Local Fargo Women Who Created ‘Matthews Voice Project’ Are Being Awarded

Matthews Voice Project helps to aid studens in Fargo Public Schools that are homeless

Monday’s 17th Annual Martin Luther King Celebration will award three people the Fargo Human Relations Award. One of the awards will go to the creators of Matthew’s Voice Project. Matthew’s Voice Project started out as something minimum and ended up impacting more lives than originally planned. Known as ‘MVP’, it’s an effort to assist students in Fargo public schools that…