Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz and University of Toledo President Sharon Gaber made a joint pitch on Friday to encourage Toledo residents to attend the 17th annual Unity Celebration in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. believed in celebrating and promoting the worth of every human being", the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee said in announcing this year's events.
In the middle of MacArthur High School main hallway is where you will find the riveting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. display.
The celebrities will also invite their followers to share their stories of inspiration via the legend.
Tulsa's main event on Monday, the MLK Day official federal holiday, will be the MLK Commemorative Parade at 11 a.m.
We, the people of the United States, must acknowledge that our president is racist and does not represent our beliefs.
A day prior, Trump had asked lawmakers during an Oval Office meeting why immigrants were coming from " instead of what he views as more desirable places, like Norway, according to a report from. The library will remain open that day, and via a partnership with HMIN will offer free educational programs and activities. "I don't think that we have to look to far to see that".
Mayor Jay Gillian tells the audience he was inspired by King’s legacy while campaigning for office
His sister, who obtained H-1B status, has become a US citizen and is sponsoring Wane for legalization.
"There's never a time where it's inappropriate to talk about King and who he was and how we can be inspired by him to act in our own current context", she said. "He would've liked having the whole community come together".
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.
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King's daughter, the Rev. Bernice King, will be the keynote speaker at the commemorative service honoring her father at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta.
"I hope that this moment will serve as a reminder of the constant work to realize Dr. King's dream of building the Beloved Community - a community at peace with itself and our neighbors", Lewis said in a statement.
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Officially, the US government has adhered to this policy even as President Donald Trump has argued against it. China views with Tibet and Taiwan as integral to its territory and reacted furiously to the mistake.