The “Block Party” is part of a national day of solidarity for public workers and coincides with the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior’s assassination. He was gunned down in 1968 in Memphis, where he had gone to support striking sanitation workers.
Numerous events are planned Monday in the Louisville area to commemorate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior federal holiday. A King motorcade procession will begin at 28th and Broadway and end with a memorial service at Hill Street Missionary Baptist Church on Dixie Highway. The Kentucky Alliance against Racial and Political Repression and the Anne… Continue reading MLK Day Events Planned In Louisville