Day: February 4, 2020

Officials won’t designate Dr. King’s New Jersey home a historic landmark

By Linn Washington Jr. A significant “first” usually merits the designation of historic. For example, the first formal protest against racial discrimination by civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in June 1950 — an action that produced King’s first lawsuit against discrimination — is a significant “first” that fits the definition of historic. However, the Historic Preservation Office[Read More…]