• June 13, 2021

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Martin Luther King, Jr Day Closures, Events

On the day set aside to commemorate his accomplishments, many local groups are honoring Martin Luther King, Junior by performing community service works around the city. Beyond the standard closures of banks, state and other offices, as well as school – many groups are taking this day to help others.  Below is a listing of […]Read More

Annual MLK Canned Food Drive Underway

The El Paso Public Library is asking the community to donate canned and non-perishable food as part of the 19th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Canned Food Drive that runs through January 21. The MLK Canned Food Drive is held each year to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of community service. Since its […]Read More

Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Canned Food Drive Begins Thursday

The 18th Annual MLK Canned Food Drive kicks off on Thursday, January 4 at 10 a.m. at the Vista Super Market located at 2231 North Zaragoza. The MLK Canned Food Drive committee, chaired by Carl Robinson, says that beneficiaries of the food drive include the Opportunity Center for the Homeless, the El Paso Homeless Shelter, the […]Read More

Education, Student Leadership Highlight NMSU’s Black History Month

Festus Addo-Yobo, director of Black Programs at New Mexico State University, agrees with Martin Luther King Jr.’s principle, “Nonviolence chooses love instead of hate.” And he would like NMSU’s Black History Month in February to reflect that – and other – principles outlined by King. Addo-Yobo, who has a doctorate in educational management and development […]Read More