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Events to Celebrate and Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy This MLK Day
An in-car rally, service opportunities, and more events this weekend
"...Heritage Council’s annual march and day of service celebrating MLK Day, the organization will be hosting a socially distanced..."

Jan. 15, 2021 News Post by Lilli Hime

The History and Historiography of MLK/FBI
Sam Pollard on the changing challenges of recording Black history
"...important documentarians of the civil rights struggle. His latest, MLK/FBI, may be his most challenging yet, because it runs..."

Jan. 20, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

News Roundup: MLK, Eric Holder, and Abortion
A.G. announces end to "asset forfeiture"; NARAL gives Texas an "F"
"...In this week's News Roundup, MLK Day celebrations continue, U.S. A.G. Eric Holder calls for..."

Jan. 19, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Unpermitted MLK Billboard Removed by Owner
Permitting violation, not vandals, led to the takedown of Eastside's MLK Jr. billboard
"...Boulevard that's currently owned by a private trust called MLK 969 Revocable Living Trust) violated city code in that..."

Feb. 6, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

MLK Jr. Day and Millions March Texas 2015
"...WAMM Nation Drum line prepares to walk in the MLK March at University of Texas..."

Jan. 20, 2015 Photo Gallery

Austin Celebrates MLK Day, 2014
January 20, 2014. 32 photos.
"...way with the annual parade that launched from the MLK statue on the University of Texas campus, stopped at..."

Jan. 21, 2014 Photo Gallery

Celebrate MLK Day With P.I.E.
“Peace Includes Everyone” and everyone could use a treat right now
"...Luanne Stovall, founder: During the MLK Holiday 23 years ago, I was watching a compelling..."

Jan. 12, 2018 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Austinites Celebrate MLK Day
"...legacy at the Austin Area Heritage Council's socially distanced MLK Day In-Car Rally at St. James Missionary Baptist Church...."

Jan. 18, 2021 Photo Gallery

MLK/FBI
The Feds' surveillance campaign of the civil rights icon placed in new context
"...fragment of the story, as shown in Sam Pollard's MLK/FBI...."

Jan. 15, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Missing MLK Events
"...Huston-Tillotson University as the starting place for the 9am MLK Community March – not the the MLK sculpture on..."

Jan. 24, 2017 Postmarks

MLK All the Way
Over 10,000 folks came out to manifest Dr. King's vision
"...An estimated 10,000 people came together on MLK day, holding banners, blowing horns, lifting voices in song,..."

Jan. 22, 2013 News Post by Kate X Messer

The Sword and the Shield Shows Malcolm X and MLK Were More Alike Than Different
Dr. Peniel E. Joseph's book argues that the civil rights leaders are two sides of the same revolutionary coin
"...interview is excerpted below. On the "Suffocating Mythology" of MLK and Malcolm X..."

Nov. 6, 2020 Arts Feature by Sara Hutchinson

Snapshot: MLK Day March
Austinites reflect on the continued inspiration of Dr. King’s teachings

Jan. 19, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

News Roundup: MLK, Chris Kyle, and the Lege
Get ready to celebrate "Chris Kyle Day"

Feb. 2, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

The Calaboose African-American History Museum & San Marcos MLK Historic District

June 20, 2003 Arts Feature by Kate X Messer

The Mountaintop
Katori Hall's drama probes Martin Luther King Jr.'s mortality and legacy on the last night of his life
"...dark and stormy night following that portentous address, probing MLK's humanity, mortality, destiny, and legacy in the modest confines..."

Jan. 16, 2015 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Naked City
MLK Community Celebration
"...Seventeen years after its inception, the Heritage Foundation-sponsored MLK Community Celebration, held annually to celebrate the life and..."

Jan. 14, 2000 News Feature

Paradox Players' The Mountaintop
In this powerful production of Katori Hall's drama, MLK wrestles with his life's meaning – and maybe an angel
"...The maid, Camae (Jasmin Garlic), and MLK (John R. Christopher) are the sole characters in the..."

Feb. 28, 2020 Arts Review by Laura Jones

Naked City
The Austin Area Heritage Council's annual celebration
"...reversal of its course in prior years, this year's MLK Day march and rally will start at the Texas..."

Jan. 16, 2004 News Feature

JuiceLand Employee Harassed by Right-Wing Comedian
Social media post sets off in-store confrontation
"...conservative personality Steven Crowder and an employee at the MLK location of JuiceLand has the internet up in arms...."

July 13, 2018 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Flatbed Loses Its Lease
Pioneering press must move in 2019 and 12 tenants with it
"...Flatbed Press being forced out of its space on MLK...."

Feb. 14, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Bennu Coffee’s New Place on South Congress
The popular caffeinery spawns a new edition near all those bats
"...You know that Bennu Coffee place on MLK, the one with the gorgeous custom-built bar? The one..."

July 18, 2017 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Council Considers Expanding Capitol Complex
Life between 15th Street and MLK may change a bit in the near future
"...extending from the north side of the Capitol to MLK – will be its most visible aspect (and might..."

June 30, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Luv Doc Recommends: Louisiana Swamp Thing and Crawfish Festival
MLK & Congress, Saturday, March 31, 2007
"...and Crawfish Festival at the corner of Congress and MLK. Not only will there be authentic Cajun food done..."

March 30, 2007 Column by The Luv Doc

Neighborly Planning
The city, businesses, and residents all seem pleased with the results of the East Martin Luther King Neighborhood Planning Workshop.
"...urban design, land use, transportation, and services in East MLK, a 5.5-square mile area that includes the Pecan Springs/Springdale,..."

Feb. 8, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

East Austin Studio Tour 2017
"...at Flatbed Press Studio & Gallery (86), 2832 E. MLK..."

Nov. 14, 2017 Photo Gallery

Conjuring the Radical Dr. King
A new MLK Day event emphasizes the reverend's lesser-known orations
"...If you said 1) Malcolm, 2) Malcolm, 3) MLK, you would be ... wrong! In fact, MLK said..."

Jan. 15, 2010 News Feature by Kate X Messer

East Austin Nonprofit Mired in Controversy CEACO Sinking
"...Eways explains the failure of the MLK program as purely financial. "There was a big delay..."

March 5, 1999 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

A Church and Its People on Austin's Eastside
The living history of David Chapel
"...as the church grew, to its current site at MLK and Chestnut in 1958...."

Dec. 25, 2020 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Jan. 13-20
"...MLK BOULEVARD CLEANUP Rep. Dawnna Dukes hosts this annual volunteer..."

Jan. 14, 2011 News Feature

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