Events across Michigan honor King Day

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Events across Michigan this week are honoring the birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the 50th anniversary of his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

Michigan State University's College of Music is hosting two free concerts honoring King on Sunday at Wharton Center's Pasant Theatre in East Lansing. The concerts will feature pop, soul and gospel hits from the 1960s and 1970s at 3 and 7 p.m.

Detroit Public Schools is launching a day of service to celebrate King's birthday Monday.

The Thomas Cooley Law School hosts an event Monday at the Auburn Hills campus to mark the occasion, starting at 9 a.m.

And Detroit Catholic Auxiliary Bishop Arturo Cepeda celebrates Mass on Monday at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Detroit to honor King.


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