“Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, but over the weekend there will be events you can participate in to honor the late social rights activist.

The day holds a special significance, according to Jarvis Crawford who is the chairman of the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Committee. “It shows the struggles that we have had faced here in America,” he said. “Be it women’s rights, be it rights of minorities, being the rights of those who cannot speak for themselves. And Martin Luther King Jr. was a person that spoke for the masses.”

Several events around the Coachella Valley will look to honor Martin Luther King Jr…”

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