Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking.  (Photo by Julian Wasser//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

EXCERPT: “Building on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision of the “Beloved Community,” Habitat for Humanity announced plans today to honor King’s legacy through a series of projects across the nation in 2018. Over the next year, in partnership with The King Center’s MLK 50 Forward initiative, Habitat is renewing and strengthening its commitment to build a world where everyone has a decent place to live and the opportunity for a better future . . .Habitat leaders in more than 15 communities, including Atlanta; Austin, Texas; Charlotte, N.C; Chicago; Denver; Los Angeles; Memphis, Tenn.; Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn.; New York City; Oakland, Calif.; Portland, Ore.; and Raleigh, N.C., have already committed to Beloved Community projects, and more will be announced throughout the year.” FULLSTORY: