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Parades, marches and service projects honor MLK

Dr. Anthony Brooks ends his keynote speech celebrating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the Henderson County Black History Committee’s program at Greater Norris Chapel Baptist Church in Henderson, Ky Sunday Jan. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/The Gleaner, Darrin Phegley)

Dr. Anthony Brooks ends his keynote speech celebrating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the Henderson County Black History Committee’s program at Greater Norris Chapel Baptist Church in Henderson, Ky Sunday Jan. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/The Gleaner, Darrin Phegley)

People march down Washington Street towards Greater Norris Chapel Baptist Church during the Henderson County Black History Committee’s Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday in Henderson, Ky. Sunday Jan. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/The Gleaner, Darrin Phegley)

People stand to the feet during the music portion of the Black History Committee’s celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday at Greater Norris Chapel Baptist Church in Henderson, Ky Sunday Jan. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/The Gleaner, Darrin Phegley)

Vice President Joe Biden delivers the keynote address at the National Action Network’s (NAN) Annual King Day breakfast convened by the Rev. Al Sharpton, right, in Washington, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)