Honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Washington D.C., USA - September 23, 2012: Martin Luther King quote inscription on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on The National Mall. "I Have a Dream" was a public speech delivered by American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. on August 28, 1963, in which he calls for an end to racism in the United States. Delivered to over 250,000 civil rights supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington, the speech was a defining moment of the American Civil Rights Movement. (Pgiam, Pgiam)

HOUSTON – We’re commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a special edition of Houston Life.

A TSU professor shares the impact MLK had on her generation and the work that’s still left to do in our communities.

Then, a look at the rich history behind the first African American Missionary Baptist Church in Houston built by freed slaves.

Plus, we’re catching up with Lauren Anderson, a local icon who was one of the first African American principal ballerinas.

Tune into Houston Life on Monday, January 17 at 3 p.m. on KPRC 2.