Over the years, the holiday and march has been an opportunity to comment on current events through the lens of Dr. King's fight for civil rights.
Denver's 2018 celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy is set to kick off Monday morning at City Park.
Decades ago, Denver’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Marade fought with white supremacists for permits and public space
It took more than decade to make Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a state holiday. The fight didn't stop at the legislature.
Denver’s Marade group is cutting scholarships and passing a bucket for donations after losing major sponsors
Sponsors pulled at least $57,000 in support because protestors disrupted last year's Martin Luther King Jr. Day Marade.
It seemed that each marcher felt they were channeling Martin Luther King Jr.'s mission in their own way. Though interpretations of his unifying message took different forms, it seemed that everyone shared a vision of hope.
Their ultimate hope is to overturn the city's camping ban, but first they wanted their stuff back.
"You can’t live there," said DPD spokesman Sonny Jackson.