MLK Day http://whqr.org en Midday Interview: Hollis Brigs on Local MLK Jr. Day Events http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-hollis-brigs-local-mlk-jr-day-events <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hollis Briggs is the Event Chair for the Martin Luther King, </span>Jr<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Celebration in Wilmington.&nbsp; Events began this past Monday and continue through this coming Monday, which is the official holiday. &nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:09:26 +0000 Jemila Ericson 49160 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Hollis Brigs on Local MLK Jr. Day Events Southport Remembers MLK Through Community Activism http://whqr.org/post/southport-remembers-mlk-through-community-activism <p>Monday marks the late Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. And the city of Southport will be commemorating the same way it has for more than twenty years—with a two-day festival that aims to inspire community involvement. This year the MLK Committee will also be celebrating the success its other initiative, Project Do Something. A joint effort with Brunswick County Schools, it serves to encourage students to perform acts of kindness and justice year-round—in tribute to Dr. King.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:41:28 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 49129 at http://whqr.org Southport Remembers MLK Through Community Activism