MLK

Thousands march together to State House for “King Day at the Dome”

Eight Presidential candidates joined marchers on the walk to the State House

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — For the last twenty years, more and more people have converged on the Capital City to celebrate the impact Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. had on others. On Monday, the twentieth celebration of “King Day at the Dome” began with a prayer service at Zion Baptist Church, and then continued with a march to a State…

MLK Food Drive in City of Columbia: Here’s how you can take part

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– You can help make sure Midlands families have food on the table this holiday season. The City of Columbia has kicked off the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ‘Honor the Dream Food Drive’. The food drive benefits Harvest Hope Food Bank. Some requested items include, canned fruit and vegetables, dry goods and canned meats. The drive…

MLK Day: King Day at the Dome rally

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Hundreds gathered at the South Carolina State House on Martin Luther King Day for the South Carolina chapter of the NAACP ‘King Day at the Dome’. This year’s event began with a prayer service at Zion Baptist Church,  followed by the march to the State House. The event honors and celebrates the life and times of Dr….

Community Food Drive underway to honor MLK Legacy

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Now through December 7, 2018 you have a chance to help Harvest Hope Food Bank. The annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Honor the Dream Food Drive , is sponsored in part by The City of Columbia, Richland School District One and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Foundation . According to City of Columbia organizers, the drive is held each year to honor Dr….

First female president of Benedict College to headline city’s MLK Day celebration

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The City of Columbia’s 30th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration will feature remarks by Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, Benedict College’s first female president. Artis is Benedict’s 14th president and the first woman president in the college’s 147-year history. The annual celebration starts at 4 p.m. at the MLK, Jr. Park and Community Center, at…

Honor the Dream Drive Ends Thursday

Food Drive Underway to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (PRESS) — The annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Honor the Dream Food Drive held by the City of Columbia, Richland School District One and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Foundation will end on Thursday, December 22. The food drive is held each year to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of community service. Donations will…