January 6, 2022

Honoring Martin Luther King in Metro Atlanta

Honoring the man, the mission, and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is so important. There will be celebrations and events throughout Metro Atlanta honoring Dr. King. Below is a brief list of some notable events as well as some of his most profound quotes. Everyone at The Foster Firm appreciates the lasting impact Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has made on the legal system, society as a whole, and the hearts and minds of those he touched.

Local Events Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The King Center 10-Day Observance

Annually, The King Center observes Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a 10-day celebration of his life and accomplishments. They feature a wide range of events including performance art, lectures, and charitable workshops.

MLK Jr Day at the Atlanta History Center

The Atlanta History Center is welcoming guests to an in-person Martin Luther King, Jr. experience along with virtual components. Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King with virtual and in-person educational activities, including simulations, crafts, story times, and more on Jan. 16 and 17.

MLK Day Parade at Gwinnett Justice Center

Organized by the United Ebony Society, this parade celebrates the legacy of Dr. King. Jan. 17.

Children’s Museum of Atlanta

The Children’s Museum of Atlanta has special programming for younger kids who are 10 and under with an MLK birthday bash on MLK day.

Memorable Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

“Forgiveness is not an occasional act. It is a permanent attitude.”

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’”

“The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.”

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”