Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed!

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However, the Martin Luther King Jr. edition of the segment, broadcast on MLK Day (Jan. 15), is cringe-worthy indeed.

"America is a more democratic nation, a more just nation, a more peaceful nation because Martin Luther King Jr., became her pre-eminent nonviolent commander", said King's wife, Coretta Scott King, at the bill signing.

"I believe in my community, I believe in my people and I am very encouraged by what he stood for in fighting for equality and freedom", said Lovett.

"I came from segregation at five and a half... and it's a passion to see that we can all be as one", she said.

"If we don't get no justice, they don't get no peace", activists chanted.

Their signs read, "hands up, don't shoot".

Jackson considers himself a public historian, and says he's opened a lot of people's eyes to issues in the city, because many aren't aware how some institutions have perpetuated inequality.

"Dr. King's legacy lives on in the work that we do".

"If we don't get it". "The world can still change by individually doing what we can do to empower others to be better".

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"Injustice and racism have kind of purveyed society and our culture is something that I am interested in having not happen", Abdurrauf Ahmed, a student visiting Concordia, said.

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Note: The MLK Walk of Life and Commemoration will take place on BYU Campus Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018.

"Our streets. Our streets", they chanted.

He carried his newborn baby to make his point.

The Domonkas Library knitting and crochet club in Sheffield Lake typically meets just a few times a month, but this January, those meetings are ramped up - and so are the number of items they're producing. We must continue the fight against police brutality, against discrimination of our brown brothers and sisters, against the sexual assault of our sisters and mothers, and we must also stop putting so many resources into locking up our children and put more resources into unlocking their minds.

"Governor Hutchinson spoke eloquently this morning at our prayer breakfast and he mentioned that in his heart it was the right thing to do, so we applaud those efforts", Pettus said.

Pastor Samuel Allen traveled five hours from Sioux Falls for today's MLK service, and he says it was well worth it.



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