Noviembre 17, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr.'s message still reflected upon

16 Enero 2018, 08:47 | Bibiana Flor

Martin Luther King Jr.'s message still reflected upon

Martin Luther King Jr.'s message still reflected upon

In Lafayette, many people gathered throughout the day for what's come to be the city's annual Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Everybody should walk away feeling a sense of togetherness, a sense of being, a sense of family", said attendee Fredericka Faison.

"To me, it's important that my children understand the historical implications of Martin Luther King and not necessarily a tempered, whitewashed history but to really understand what he stood for", White said.

"We want to kind of be able to track the presence, absence of these species", said Rachel George, a naturalist educator.

Celebrations were held in northern Alabama to honor the life and legacy of civil right's hero, Martin Luther King Jr.

Students in grades 2-12 shared their dreams for the country.

Trump denied that he is a racist after his recent comments calling African nations, Haiti and El Salvador "shithole countries".

Employees at Delaware's DHSS also chipped in by volunteering at homeless shelters and local soup kitchens.

"To me, it means it is bringing all ethnic groups together, all people together, not just one group but everyone together for civil rights and liberties for all", she said. "We have a lot of work to do and we need to get busy". Day at the MLK Breakfast. She also said her mother taught her to "always remember where she came from and to be proud of who she is".

"He stopped everything, put everything aside to come to Memphis to see about the people on the bottom of the ladder, the sanitation workers". It was tragic. But as I evolved in Georgia of course, I read about his legacy, the issues there.

"Dr. King had a dream and he wanted to change the world and, after he was done, he wanted to continue to change the world and that's why I'm here".

"Talking to each other, having more conversations, talking about values things that we can do, things that Dr. King would like for us to do", community activist Eddie McAllister said.

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