MLK IN THE NEWS
positive press about our annual MLK Celebration
We appreciate the local media for covering the MLK Celebration! Watch as NBC WCBD News 2 anchor Carolyn Murray talk about this year's tribute with LaVanda Brown, YWCA Greater Charleston executive director from the sidelines of the 2019 MLK Day Parade below.
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2019 MLK CELEBRATION
Our historic MLK Celebration is renowned as one of the first national tributes of its kind. First held in 1972, it attracts an estimated 30,000 attendees each year.
In 2019, nearly 700 MLK Business & Professional Breakfast tickets were sold to business and community leaders of all levels, and nearly 200 bands, marchers, floats, and groups marched in the MLK Parade as an estimated audience of 3,000 cheered them on and NBC WCBD News 2 covered the event live.
Click the button below to see the 2019 MLK schedule!