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Area residents gather downtown to celebrate the legacy of MLK Jr

By Coshandra Dillard  

Despite a rainy morning, hundreds of people gathered in downtown Tyler Monday to celebrate the life, legacy and message of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 441 more words

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Honoring Dr. King

Read today, read everyday. When you write, when your readers smile, when you teach, when little minds absorb. When you save lives, when you spare kindness, when you smile and say hello, we honor our activists. 43 more words


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Baseball, and Jackie Robinson


Today is the national celebration for the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., what would have been his 88th.  Much will be written giving tributes to his life and the impact his legacy continues to have not only on this country, but also the world.  506 more words

African American History

Black History Month Bulletin Board Displays

We all need to see ourselves in our work in order to feel valuable. Take a look at the Black History Month bulletin boards at BRCA-MidCity for ideas and smiles here.

Why We Must Take Back The Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

I don’t have to tell you that Martin Luther King Jr. was many things. He was a leader, a teacher, a preacher, and an example to us all of someone who believed in justice. 847 more words



I admit I have been quiet lately. The events since the election have been a lot to process. I go back and forth from feeling extremely violent, to extremely melancholy, and always ending with utter disbelief. 565 more words


“We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.” – Martin Luther King Junior, Letter From A Birmingham Jail