Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

Thousands of people bundled up and lined up throughout downtown Savannah to see the annual Martin Luther King, Jr.

Warriors coach Steve Kerr, meanwhile, also spoke about the significance of playing on the Martin Luther King national holiday.

Alveda King, his niece, was in attendance for the bill-signing ceremony.

On Monday, the nation paused to remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

After losing his father at such a young age, he admitted he sometimes wonders what it would have "been like to have a father for more years".

Ferguson said it's that message of youth empowerment, and youth standing up for their equal rights that honors Dr. King most.

"When Doctor King come in, and he was peaceful, he was not a violent person". Prayer Breakfast was held at the Knapp Center.

"To be the main thoroughfare and have Dr. Martin Luther King recognized for the work that he did to bring the people together, it's a great accomplishment", Lee said. Justice Program included an original play chronicling the final moments of Dr. King's life using Rev. King's own words.

"And so, it was history for all of us to take lessons and learn from", said Williams, one of the members of the MLK Day Jr.

Many of the students in the audience say they are passionate about accepting diversity and welcoming equality on their campus. "And we just pay tribute to that and we're glad more people are starting to pay tribute to this day".

Jose Martinez of the Veterans Group gave away blankets, clothing and toiletries for vets in transition. "Sometimes we tend to ignore children, but sometimes they give us the best advice". "Without them, we have no dream".

"They had the strength of one another you know".

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