Martin Luther King Jr.'s old congregation in Atlanta to honor civil rights leader Monday

Today we honor and celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. day. #MLK

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1/17/2022 4:07:00 PM

Today we honor and celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. day. MLK

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. service is set to be held at his old congregation in Atlanta .

Scheduled to attend are the city's mayor, Andre Dickens, Georgia's governor, Brian Kemp, and U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock. According to The Associated Press, musical performances during Monday's service will feature Keke Wyatt, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Pastor Mike Jr., Le'Andria Johnson and Emanne Beasha.

Monday's service at Ebenezer Baptist Church and other events surrounding Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemorate what would have been King's 93rd birthday.Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. served as a co-pastor at Ebenezer Baptist between 1960 and 1968.

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