Trump commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with memorial visit

Joanna Estrada
January 21, 2020

Around one hundred volunteers are honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King having a day of service giving back to the community with food and donations.

Miami-Dade County kicked off a full day of festivities with a parade.

Gloria Henderson woke up bright and early with her niece to make sure she understands what the federal national holiday is all about. Marchers also sang Stevie Wonder's Happy Birthday single, a song that popularized the campaign to have Martin Luther King Jr.

"Dr. King dreamed about and talked about the beloved community.which is people of all walks of life, various ethnicities, racial makeup and so this day says there's still a lot to be done", Washington said. "It's more important than ever to listen to his words of love and acceptance if we're going to become a more peaceful people and avoid more overseas wars based on hatred of religion". "They will have no student debt, and we're proud of them".

A proposal to rename Court Street in Charleston to Martin Luther King Jr. "He was a good man".

"We could definitely improve on that because we have a black history month, but we only have a month for that", he said.

"He changed it, and he made it equal for everybody, so I think that's awesome", parade attendee Kailee Gallon said. Day march Monday in downtown Killeen.

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