Friday, January 05, 2018

#ABQ Martin Luther King Jr. Events Set for Jan. 13 & Jan 15

Photo MLK Commission
Several events are planned in New Mexico to commemorate the birthday of civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  There are two important events.

The New Mexico Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission invites the public to a march and commemoration ceremony on Saturday, January 13. The march starts at 11:00 a.m. on the corner of University Blvd & Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. and proceeds to downtown. The commemoration ceremony will take place at Civic Plaza at 1:00 p.m.

On Monday, January 15, the Martin Luther King Multicultural Council will hold its annual celebration at Congregation Albert, 3800 Louisiana Ave., from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The council will honor community members who have made significant contributions to the world and represent the legacy of Dr. King.

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