Amid pandemic, digital occasions mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day in L.A. County – Every day Information

By STEVEN HERBERT, Metropolis Information Service

Different variations of a number of occasions historically marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Los Angeles had been held on Monday, Jan. 18, together with a televised celebration substituting for the Kingdom Day Parade and a digital Minecraft March on Washington.

The “2021 Kingdom Day Celebration” aired on ABC7 with the theme “Therapeutic America.” Its which means was to “say or do solely these actions which Dr. King himself can be saying or doing if he had been right here. Dr. King was about therapeutic and justice,” organizers stated.

The celebration included an interview with King’s oldest son, Martin Luther King III, highlights from previous parades, interviews with native newsmakers about King’s impact on their lives and superstar appearances.

The coronavirus pandemic prompted L.A. Works to supply 4 digital packages, together with a digital Minecraft March on Washington to proceed its Martin Luther King Jr. Day custom of uniting Angelenos in service and…

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