Published: Sat, January 13, 2018
World | By Paul Elliott

Jan. 12, 2018 Editorial: Martin Luther King Jr. Day


The annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Observance program and candlelight vigil including student speeches on how Dr. King has personally affected their live.

Using the hashtag #ThankYouMLK50, Twitter users are encouraged to express their sentiments in reference to MLK.

"While Dr. King is no longer with us, his words and vision only grow stronger through time".

"This event is truly significant as we honor and remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a day of service in Auburn Hills". "The more and more we get to understand how he strived to make America look more like the United States Constitution". Day, which is Monday, in memory of the life of the slain Nobel Peace Prize winning civil rights activist. That is what we teach at home and at school. The series is slated to begin on January 10 at 7:30 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Dr. Jasmin Sculark.

The MLK Multicultural Celebration and Keep the Dream Alive awards program will be held at Congregation Albert starting at 1 p.m. The event features student performances based on the Langston Hughes poem "A Dream Deferred".

Additional activities during MLK Week at Susquehanna include the first-ever Legacy of MLK - A Day of Teaching on Thursday, Jan. 25. Charter School were among the participants of the Springfield celebration, which began indoors and ended with the raising of a flag in King's honor outside City Hall in the rain.

Organizers recommend wearing sneakers or boots as well as a coat in case of inclement weather.

She called on people to rally for social justice and educational equality and criticized people who are partying and daydreaming instead of studying. In addition, there will be several youth presenters from various area congregations. Celebration will be held at 4 p.m.at Lee Street Baptist Church in Bristol, Virginia.

There is also the annual Martin Luther King Jr. The event is scheduled to run from noon to 2 p.m.

You could do this anytime, but Monday's a good time: The the State Museum has posted online audio from a 1962 speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation at an event in NYC. Elder Mary Jackson of Jerusalem United Holy Church will speak.

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