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Take a walk with me on Martin Luther King Ave

Take a walk with me on Martin Luther King Ave”

Day is Monday, Jan. 16, established as a federal holiday to honor King and observed for the first time in 1986. "We are remembering Martin Luther King Jr".

The school's fifth graders have been hard at work since last month composing essays on topics related to Martin Luther King Jr. for a contest. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for the silent auction.

Location: Garfield High School, 400 23rd Ave., Seattle.

State Holiday Commission, has announced the plans for the annual commemoration and celebration of the life of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The MLK Awards Gala is Saturday, January 14, at the Fairmont Dallas hotel, located at 1717 N. Akard Street.

National parks across the country are waiving their admission fees Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It's "a way of celebrating civil rights", she said, "especially important this year after the election cycle", which included hateful rhetoric regarding women, immigrants, those with diverse religious faiths, those in the LGBT community, people with disabilities and survivors of sexual assault.

Head into the event's intimate MLK Listening Party area to discuss and reflect on Dr. King's speeches with other Pittsburgh residents in the context of "some of today's most strained societal relationships". The program will include two special awards to individuals for their service to the community and recognition of elected and appointed officials.

Dr. King was the chief spokesman for non-violent demonstrations during the civil rights movement. Day celebration will feature keynote speaker Dr. Anthony Moore. This event is hosted by the Alpha Sigma Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and is free and open to the public. Other events planned as part of the celebration: - Unity March: Marching with a objective at 2 p.m. January 16, with members of Nu Zeta chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at the university's Central Plaza fountain.



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