"With our hearts open tonight to the spirit of unconditional love, we can indeed achieve the beloved community of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream", said the Rev. Melvin Terry.
African American leaders, however, expressed deep concern about the direction of the nation.
After a spirited service at First Missionary Baptist Church in Franklin on Monday morning, around 200 gathered to march from the church to the old Williamson County Courthouse.
"The true neighbor will risk his position, his prestige and even his life for the welfare of others". But a curious thing has happened in the half-century since his death - those who opposed him now valorize him.
Huff's interest in King dates back to growing up as a young boy in Atlanta. They too share quotes and write tributes to King.
In 2016, the U.S poverty rate was 12.7 percent, with about 40.6 million people living in poverty.
On Thursday, the public can experience "Art Activism in the '60s", a collection of art and writings from local elementary, middle and high school students, at 5:30 p.m.in Heritage Hall.
This message was echoed by Hill, one of the speakers at the vigil.
Before he left Washington for Florida on Friday, Trump praised King's "peaceful crusade for justice and equality". Just that march, his speeches, I think it gave the whole world a different outlook on life. Some even thought that segregation was a biblical mandate.
The city and non-profit MLK Boston are asking artists to submit their ideas, suggestions and inspiration.
"It's always special to play on holidays, and it's definitely special to play on MLK Day".
Schools, government offices, and the U.S. Stock Market were closed Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. Just speak. Like Sweet Brown said, 'There's a fire!' The threat is too great.
Dee Dee Tufts, 66, a fashion designer from Cleveland, also she's going to continue to focus on King's message.
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"This isn't my first rodeo", Farris said.
"We must stay the course that Dr. King so eloquently charted for us", said Jackson.
Dr. King was about nothing but peace, diversity, passion, and compassion. Participants tossed candy that eagerly awaiting children darted out to retrieve. They may have believed all people should be treated fairly.
"He said, 'Put me down for wanting more Europeans to come to this country".
"We have lots of unfinished business to work on", Boddie said.
"We're teaching our kids to be brave, to stand up for other kids and do what's right", Ashby said. "It seems they are", said Kenya, who added that does not mean all is righteous.
Rev. Jermaine McKinley led the community-centered service in an effort to provide a decent meal for anyone who wanted to stop in.
Durbin said Monday the White House should release whatever recording it might have of the meeting.
"In addition to being a celebration of (King's) life, it is also a time set aside to remember a person who made such an impact on our nation", Giefer said.
Recently elected Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller reminded the audience that former President Barack Obama said there is far more that unites us than divides us.
Performances by youth from the Evanston-Chicago area made up the rest of the presentation.
Too much is riding on it.
They weren't the only group of Pitt students spending the day this way.
"Trump Tower is in the wrong state", Sharpton told a crowd of 200 at the National Action Network in Harlem.
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Conte is not given the final decisions on transfers and instead has an advisory position on Chelsea's board at Stamford Bridge. United moved three points clear of Chelsea and Liverpool in the race for qualification for the Champions League.
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Martin Luther King Jr. celebrated on the Suncoast
King told this to Oberlin College students during his "The Future of Integration" speech on October 22, 1964. Ever since becoming an offical holiday in 1983, and first observed in 1986, Martin Luther King Jr.
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