Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day Archives

Urban League partnership lights Hoan Bridge to honor Dr. King

January 21, 2021

On Monday, January 18, 2021, The Milwaukee Urban League in partnership with the Light the Hoan Collective lit the Daniel Hoan Memorial Bridge in red, green and black from sunset to 2:00 a.m. in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The bridge is used as a symbol of pride and unity for the… [Read More]

Why Dr. King’s ‘dream’ is important now more than ever

January 14, 2021

“Injustice Anywhere Is A Threat To Justice Everywhere.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On January 18, 2021 our nation will remember civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with a day in his honor. It couldn’t come at a better time, as this nation deals with extreme issues of racism, injustice against the… [Read More]

YMCA marks 23rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration Breakfast

January 23, 2020

On Monday, January 20, 2020, the YMCA of metro Milwaukee presented their 23rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration Breakfast for the first time ever at the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino. There were more than 900 community leaders in attendance. As part of the celebration the three student 1st place winners from the… [Read More]