Community honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with wreath laying ceremony

The event comes as the US prepares to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.

Pastor Mel Jackson, who marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. explained "I've never met anybody, no human being, like Martin Luther King Jr".

The parade will begin at noon at the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr.

All of the Monday activities at the museum, 727 Wabash Ave.in Terre Haute, are included with admission.

Boston continues tradition of paying tribute to the life, legacy, and influence of Dr. King.

"Trump's election could be a blessing in disguise", Bernice King said.

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 event will commemorate the 50th-year anniversary of the assassination with the theme: "MLK 50 Forward: Together We Win with Love for Humanity". Martin Luther King Jr. stood for bringing people together with true light and true dignity.

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"Dr. King cherished the values of community, justice and equality", said Catherine Weiskel, Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO)'s Executive Director.

In the years following her father's death, her mother would successfully spearhead the establishment of the Martin Luther King, Jr.

On Jan. 15, the national holiday on which the country pauses to remember King, Alpena will be marking the occasion with a variety of activities, including several already established ones as well as a new presentation to local students and the community at large. "Take them out", according to one source.

A leader in the American civil rights movement, King was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 for his efforts to gain equal rights for blacks.

"It's a good chance for people to recommit to Dr. Martin Luther King's life, his dream and his sacrifice", Robinson said. He said there were "very fine people on both sides" after violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, left one counter-protester dead.

"The more we pull out different stories that he has experienced and different stories he has written about", said Kim Jones.

The annual King Day Commutative Service will take place Monday starting at 10 a.m.

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