MLK http://wkms.org en Madisonville Hosts One of Kentucky's Largest MLK Celebrations http://wkms.org/post/madisonville-hosts-one-kentuckys-largest-mlk-celebrations <p>Hopkins County reaches a milestone Saturday with a program celebrating the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. legacy that is one of the longest-running and largest MLK national holiday recognition services in Kentucky. Saturday's event theme is "Yesterday's Dream, Tomorrow's Reality," with the program starting at 4 p.m. in the Madisonville&nbsp;Community College Health Campus Byrnes Auditorium, at 750 Laffoon Street in Madisonville. Kate Lochte speaks with Tim W. Thomas of Madisonville, who serves as a Commissioner with the Kentucky Human Rights Commission.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 22:47:36 +0000 Kate Lochte 38033 at http://wkms.org Madisonville Hosts One of Kentucky's Largest MLK Celebrations If MLK Jr. Were Around Today, What Issues Would He Be Speaking Out About? http://wkms.org/post/if-mlk-jr-were-around-today-what-issues-would-he-be-speaking-out-about <p>Kentucky Human Rights Commission Director John Johnson speaks with Kate Lochte next. The focus of their conversation is a set of 7 social justice and civil rights resolutions honoring the memory of Martin Luther King Jr., adopted this month. With the 11-member board of commissioners, the executive director and 36 staff members, the Commission receives, initiates, investigates, conciliates and rules upon jurisdictional complaints alleging violations of the Kentucky Civil Rights Act. These resolutions are calls for action to government officials and the public.</p><p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 19:27:42 +0000 Kate Lochte 27312 at http://wkms.org If MLK Jr. Were Around Today, What Issues Would He Be Speaking Out About?