Knoxville is once again celebrating King Week in 2014. The MLK Commission began the first recognition in 1982. This year 2014, marks the 32nd annual celebration. The week long series of events commemorate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year, the theme for the annual event is Moving Forward – Claiming our Greatness.
Events that are planned in Knoxville include
- YWCA Race Against Racism
- A night with the arts event that features the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
- Memorial tribute service
The week long series of King Week events to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr also includes symposiums, an interfaith prayer breakfast, gallery art exhibit, in-service training and more.
Visitors and locals will find that there are lots of activities to choose from in Knoxville. All are family-friendly and organized and run by volunteers. More information about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and King Week available online at the link above for the MLK Commission.