HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A Huntsville coffee shop is celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in their own way.
Rocket City Coffee Company is selling special drink mixes throughout the week with a portion of the proceeds going to a relevant non-profit.
The drinks consist of many flavors coming together, much like King wanted to bring people of all varieties together. They serve as a creative way to celebrate all that he did for the country and the world.
"His whole vision was togetherness and that's the big vision of the shop, we want to promote togetherness, no matter the color, gender, no matter what you are, we wanna promote togetherness. So, we tried to do the MLK latte, it's a national holiday, like any other holiday, so we wanted to make sure we commemorated him and the togetherness he promoted," said Ebonie Stewart, Store Manager, Rocket City Coffee Company.
The MLK Latte drink consists of steamed vanilla bean milk; white mocha, caramel and mocha sauce and is topped with whipped cream and more caramel and mocha sauce. This is the hot drink option.
The colder option, the 'I Have A Dream' Frappé, has white chocolate mixed with mocha and caramel sauce, vanilla bean and chocolate chips and is also topped with whipped cream and caramel and mocha drizzle.
Both drinks include espresso imported from Hawaii.
A portion of the sales from the drink will be donated to a nonprofit that supports people of color once sales are final. The nonprofit of choice will be announced on the Rocket City Coffee Company Facebook page.
If you missed the chance to try a drink on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, don't worry, the café style drinks will be available at Rocket City Coffee Company until Friday, January 22.