MLK Weekend in Jackson

Martin Luther King Jr. was a civil rights leader who fought for equality and justice for African Americans in the United States.

His work and legacy are celebrated every year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday that falls on the third Monday in January. Here in Jackson, a handful of events dot the weekend.

a silhouette of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Free MLK Weekend at the Two Mississippi Museums Sponsored by FedEx

The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and Museum of Mississippi History will offer three days of free admission thanks to the support of FedEx. The museums will be free to the public in…

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