Events planned to honor Martin Luther King Jr

Events planned to honor Martin Luther King Jr

Events planned to honor Martin Luther King Jr

This is the type of thing, activists, religious leaders and scholars say, that puts Trump's presidency in direct conflict with the legacy of King, who was assassinated April 4, 1968 while trying to make America a more inclusive society.

The City of Glen Cove and the Glen Cove School District, with program oversight and support from the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Birthday Commission, will hold the 34th annual city-wide tribute to the late Civil Rights leader on January 15. This presentation is part of a schedule of activities that day, all created to focus on King and his legacy.

Just as Oprah's speech was inspiring to today's generation, King's "I Have a Dream" speech was even more moving 55 years ago, Arneson said before playing the recording. In June, he said Nigerian immigrants would "never go back to their huts" after coming to the US. In 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill that made Martin Luther King Jr.

Danielle Johnson, program coordinator for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, said this was the third year that the office had taken part in the parade. "Treasured events like these are the best way to get educated (about them)".

Other free admission Monday applies to federal sites as well as lands managed by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Bureau of Reclamation.

According to an employee named Kevin Caren, the cell-phone company collected almost two-thousand food items to for the Christian Faith Center's food drive.

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His message inspired Americans of all colors to fight for equal rights and in some Central Pennsylvania communities, it was a hard fight.

Robinson said he wants people to remember Martin Luther King Jr.

"It's important for youths, especially minorities, to realize and take advantage of opportunities that weren't available during Martin's time", Dodd said.

Organizations from across the Augusta area participated in the parade including high school bands, 100 Black Men of Augusta, the Richmond County Marshal's Office, political candidates and more.

Potter said Antioch Baptist members will have a float in the parade with Southern Hills Baptist Church members. "They love seeing the different designs", she said.

Much of Trump's first year as president has been marked by racial controversy.

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