Monday, 22 January, 2018

Martin Luther King Day closings

Why Martin Luther King Jr.'s Lessons About Peaceful Protests Are Still Relevant Reflections: Martin Luther King ceremony is Sunday at City Hall
Kenny Thornton | 13 January, 2018, 13:31

Carson said he vividly remembers the day King was killed and said the death was far from silencing. "We wanted to do something that promoted critical thinking". In Central Texas, there are several events planned throughout the weekend leading up to MLK Jr.

"We were thinking, 'how can we encompass today, the past and really be holistic of what we wanted to talk about?" Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said that "the president's expressed desire to see more immigrants from countries like Norway must be called out for what it is: an effort to set this country back generations by promoting a homogeneous, white society".

"We're making doggie bandanas for local rescues", Young said.

Many people refused to support an integrated dinner to recognize Dr. King, until Coca-Cola CEO J. Paul Austin threatened to take his company out of Atlanta if the city's elite did not honor him. "It was a moral obligation to yourself to learn and unlearn things about history, MLK and society as well".

Farris Jr., who serves as president and CEO of the Martin Luther King Jr.

Dog walks 20 miles twice to find family that gave her up
She was left with a friend in Prague, Oklahoma while an animal shelter tried to find her a new owner. She is humble, kind and passive. 'We have now stepped in to assist Cathleen on her next journey'.

A spokesman said all families are encouraged to participate in this hands-on community service day.

Covington MLK Day events - The MLK Birthday Celebration will begin on Monday, January 15, 2018 with the customary parade beginning at Reverend Peter S. Atkins Park commencing at 10:00 a.m., marching throughout the West 30's neighborhood, ending at Fuhrmann Auditorium, Greater Covington Center, 317 N. Jefferson Street.

To conclude the week, actress Amanda Seales will keynote the Evening Celebration on Friday, Jan. 19 at Schwab Auditorium. The March will continue on to the south steps of the State Capitol for a short program and marchers will continue on to the historic Huston-Tillotson University, where exciting activities are planned until 3 p.m. Attendees who bring canned food donations will be provided free raffle tickets for prize drawings.

"We really wanted to give his whole vision", Diallo continued. Rev. David Shivers will present a rendition of the "I Have a Dream" speech.

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