Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration January 15

Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration January 15

As part of the celebration, students will provide testimonials of what service learning means to them, as well as perform songs and literary works to mark the occasion.

"One of the ones that resonated with me was, it is our job to create a beloved community, and that's what we're doing today", said Covington. Day, the students in Victoria Arneson's sixth grade class discussed who King was, and what his legacy is. "The goal is to get more people involved each year".

Miles Payne, EMU's student body president, led the group heading to NAP to volunteer.

During a speech to African leaders last fall, he referred to the non-existent country of "Nambia" when attempting to discuss Namibia.

"We're going to give these kids an understanding of where our country was and how far it has come in a way that is very exciting and pretty innovative", Mindock said.

"It's definitely really special to be selected to represent Martin Luther King and be able to show my views and reignite his views", said Brent.

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Rabbi Michael Beals from Congregation Beth Shalom said he started the interfaith services for Dr. King 13 years ago. "And so to bring them all together and kind of show them that they can make something that's like, super lovely together".

Farris Jr. participated in a White House event honoring his uncle on Friday and told CNN that Trump addressed the issue while in the Oval Office with Vice President Mike Pence and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson before the ceremony.

"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. "The conversation about who we are as Americans has shifted and given in to a kind of xenophobia that makes it hard to discuss issues that affect all Americans".

Mrs. King would say she was "married to the movement" working alongside her husband while raising the couple's four children and united in the fight for civil rights. He spent the previous year of his life condemning what he called the "triple evils" of racism, poverty and war. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, the national King holiday, and the King monument on the National Mall.

King's words and actions were exported across the world, helping to put death's nail in a global colonial culture that for centuries actively and openly oppressed people because of race and religion.

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