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713News Honored to be Part of the MLK Festivities
Submitted by Administrator on Monday, 11 February 2013
As we celebrate Black History Month, a pivotal key figure is the iconic Martin Luther King Jr. who received a nobel peace for his efforts in the civil rights movement. 713News along with Houston's Voice was honored to be part of the MLK festivities in Houston.
2013 MLK Festivities
Your Thought Matters Newspaper
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Youth Parade Kicks-Off MLK Festivities
Submitted by Administrator on Monday, 21 January 2013
The 7th Annual Martin Luther King Youth Parade kicked-off in midtown Houston followed by The Battle of the Bands at Butler Stadium. Both events are held to honor the legacy of the iconic civil rights leader. 713News' Cyndi Garcia and Mr. Instrumentalist were emcees of the festivities. The youth is held separately from the grand parade which takes place on Martin Luther King Day.
PREVIEW--MLK Youth Parade & Battle of The Bands
Submitted by Administrator on Saturday, 19 January 2013
The Martin Luther King Youth Parade kicked off in midtown Houston followed by The Battle of the Bands at Butler Stadium. Full Story Coming Soon...
18th Annual MLK Grande Parade
Houston Style Magazine
Submitted by Vicky Pink on Friday, 20 January 2012
On Monday, January 16, 2012, Houston Style Magazine was on hand at the Annual MLK Grande Parade. The parade, that is now in its eighteen year, originated in Mid-Town. Serving as Grand Marshals were Palmer Williams, Jr. of Tyler Perry Productions and Curly Neal of the Original Harlem Globetrotters. Read More...
KPRC Local 2 Launches First Ever Anti-Bully Boot Camp
KPRC - Channel 2, Houston, Texas
July 26, 2010
KPRC Local 2 is teaming with the Houston Independent School District, the Anti Defamation League, the Houston Texans, and other community partners for a first of its kind Anti-Bully Boot Camp, Thursday, August 12 through Saturday, August 14, 2010, at the Children's Museum of Houston. Read More...
United States: Falun Dafa Practitioners Participate in Martin Luther King Day Parade in Houston
January 26, 2010
On January 18th, 2010, to memorialise civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the MLK Parade Foundation of Houston organised a grand parade in downtown Houston. About 25,000 people participated in the parade. Falun Dafa practitioners, who were taking part for the fourth year, were the only Chinese group in the parade. Read More...
The Parade Worth Seeing
Business Pros Newspaper
January 19, 2009
Anticipation launches when USMC F-188 Jets soar through the air at 9:59 a.m., followed by multicultural musical groups, co-grand marshals, honorees, dignitaries, celebrities, pageant beauties, fly rydes, and professionally crafted thematic floats from Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Texas. At the end of the three-hour celebration, everyone attending and participating will see cultural diversity is America's strength and not her weakness and all have more things in common than differences. Read More...
Congressman Al Green participates in the MLK parade in downtown Houston
January 18, 2010
Astros take part in Houston's MLK parade
January 18, 2010
HOUSTON -- Enos Cabell remembers a time when he wasn't allowed to stay in the same hotel with his white teammates when he was a player in the Minor Leagues. Cabell and his fellow African-American teammates would get dropped off a few blocks away at a different hotel before the bus proceeded to the team hotel. Read More...
Houston MLK parade routes
January 17, 2010
With the rest of the nation, Houston is marking the birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with two parades honoring the civil rights legend on Jan. 18. Read More...