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MLK Day

Boston loomed large in MLK’s formative years
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Black History
Boston loomed large in MLK’s formative years
Martin Luther King Jr. touched Boston, and Boston touched him. Being in Boston was an important part of his life, and his presence here during the 1950s and 60s is part of the city’s history.
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Long road to recognition in a city King once called home
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Black History
Long road to recognition in a city King once called home
Boston shares a distinction with Montgomery, Alabama; Chester, Pennsylvania; and Atlanta, Georgia. They are the only places the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King lived for any length of time during his 39 years on earth. Yet, unlike these other cities that King once called home — and many other major U.S. cities — Boston has until now had no major monument to the slain civil rights leader.
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Many ways to celebrate MLK Day
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Arts & Culture
Many ways to celebrate MLK Day
Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s powerful civil rights legacy at these events happening in Boston this weekend.
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