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It's MLK Day, What Are You Doing?

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For some, this it not even a holiday where you get the day off, but to the normal world (government, banks, etc), this is a holiday. And if you want to take that seriously and honor the man it is named after, Obama has made that possible with his huge Renew America Together program. TheLA Neighborhood Cleanup Project is getting together in Silver Lake at 10 a.m. to clean up the neighborhood an there are plenty of other events around town.

There are also some parades and faith-based services throughout the day (ABC7 has a map of the big parade in South LA.

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