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January 1, 2017

A visionary’s dream marches on

A visionary’s dream marches on

Photographer: John Lok / The Seattle Times

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a powerful man. He spoke about peace and justice. Americans observe his birth on the third Monday in January. This year it is on January 16.

Seattle hosts one of the largest celebrations in the U.S. The theme for this year is, “Stop the Hate: Come Together.” This photo shows one of the many community events. Thousands of people are marching in a rally. This rally starts at Garfield High School and ends downtown at the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building. This is the 35th anniversary of this rally on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Marchers are honoring this inspiring leader.


Published January 2017

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