USA Honors Martin Luther King Jr.

Published 01/20 2014 02:25PM

Updated 01/20 2014 02:27PM

(NBC News) Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy lives on Monday with special events across the nation, from parades to church tributes to youth-led service projects on the federal holiday to remember the civil rights crusader.

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are scheduled to take part in a community service event in the Washington, D.C.-area, although White House officials didn't immediately provide details.

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