Martin Luther King Jr.

Interfaith, educational events in Baltimore to commemorate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. next week

Interfaith, educational events in Baltimore to commemorate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. next week

With today marking the 50th anniversary of the death of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., events commemorating the civil rights icon’s life and work continue in Baltimore.

The city is to play host to three such events next week.

Students from two local high schools will spend much of next Wednesday at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African American History, where they’re to meet with and interview veterans of the civil rights movement in Baltimore.

The 16 students from City Neighbors High School and the Park School of Baltimore, a racially mixed group, will take part in a panel discussion focusing mainly on the protests that ended racial segregation at Gwynn Oak...

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