Texoma communities celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. legacy

Texoma communities celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. legacy
Texoma communities celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. legacy
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16 Enero, 2018

Giago says that act was very important to tribes in South Dakota, because they weren't able to elect anyone from their own tribe to office.

King Day is celebrated on the 3rd Monday in January and, this year, it falls on his actual birthday, January 15th.

During Monday morning shootaround, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was asked about what he thought Dr. King would make of the "events over the past year". "It's something that's not going to be given to us, it's something that we're going to have to live and breathe and bring to life ourselves". Day, saying it is a day to mourn his loss, celebrate his legacy and pledge to fight for his dream of equality, freedom, justice and peace. It happened at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, which is now the site of the National Civil Rights Museum. I don't think so.

"Many people understood that Reverend Martin Luther King Jr made a choice", Marks said.

This was the Flossmoor Community Relations Commission's fourth annual Martin Luther King Jr.

Texoma communities celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. legacy
Texoma communities celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. legacy

"I hope they take away that they are powerful too and their voice matters too, no matter their age", Olson said. "Our concern is the disparity and economic development pf the African-American community and other minorities is creating the biggest problem".

A group of about 40 people attended the event.

They'll remember King's life by reading from his works and by listening to multimedia presentations and music.

"Things have escalated to the point that people are becoming desensitized", Marshall said.

"The state of racism will never die, but what we cannot do is allow it to conquer us as people", James told reporters following the Cavs shootaround.


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