These are the Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in metro Detroit

Here's what's closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Posted at 5:54 AM, Jan 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-18 17:28:40-05

(WXYZ) — The COVID-19 pandemic has forced several changes to annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in metro Detroit, but they are still happening.

Check out some of the events below.

  • Driving for Justice Peace Parade in Southfield. Begins at 9 a.m. at Hope United Methodist Church
  • Virtual Keynote Address with White House Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor from the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
  • MLK Day of Service in Sterling Heights and Clinton Township
  • Virtual Unity Breakfast from the JCRC/AJC, the urban League and ADL
  • Community-wide march in Romulus at 9 a.m. Begins a Romulus Community Baptist Church and ends at Pentecost Baptist Church
  • Virtual film screening and panel discussion from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. with Detroit Historical Museum
  • Virtual celebration from the Coalition for Black and Jewish United and the Black and Jewish Unity Caucus of Michigan
  • Virtual celebration from Walled Lake Consolidated School District