MLK Jr. Day: City Hall closed Monday, breakfast discussion Saturday

In this historical photo, a group of Covington youth participated in the 1993 Ida Spence United Methodist Church's Martin Luther King Candlelight march. Photo used courtesy of the Kenton County Public Library.


COVINGTON, Ky. – Offices at Covington City Hall will be closed Monday to honor the federal holiday marking the birth anniversary of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


Meanwhile, an event to honor King’s legacy will be held Saturday (tomorrow) morning in the city. The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Discussion Breakfast begins at 9:30 a.m. and will run until about 11: 45 a.m. at Church of Our Savior Parish Hall, 246 E. 10th St.

Topics of discussion will center on health disparities and racial equity, including a presentation by the MCRC Program (Mourning the Creation of Racial Categories) from Northern Kentucky University.

The program is free and open to everyone, but out of courtesy please wear a mask when you’re not eating.