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LOCAL EVENTS HONOR LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

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CEREMONIES WERE HELD LOCALLY CELEBRATING THE LEGACY AND BIRTHDAY OF SLAIN CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

FORMER LOCAL NAACP PRESIDENT FLORA LEE SPOKE TO THE SIOUX CITY ROTARY CLUB AND SAID WE COULD HONOR DR. KING’S MEMORY WITH PERSONAL REFLECTION OF OUR OWN LIVES:

FLORA1 OC…TO DO SO. :17

SHE FEELS IF DR. KING WERE WITH US TODAY, HE WOULD SAY TO KEEP WORKING TO BETTER YOURSELF AND YOUR COMMUNITY:

FLORA2 OC…….OVERALL. :16

LEE IS PART OF THE LAST GENERATION WHO WAS ALIVE TO HEAR KING’S MESSAGE AND WHO WERE SHOCKED BY HIS ASSASSINATION IN MEMPHIS IN APRIL OF 1968.

SHE SAYS THERE NEEDS TO BE A GREATER EFFORT TO PASS ON HIS MESSAGE AND LEGACY TO FUTURE GENERATIONS:

FLORA3 OC……….THAT INFORMATION. :24

THERE WILL BE A CELEBRATION OF DR. KING’S LIFE AT 7 P.M. AT KINGDOM MINISTRIES, FORMERLY CONCORDIA LUTHERAN CHURCH, LOCATED AT 2000 MILITARY ROAD.

THE NAACP OF SIOUX CITY WILL DONATE AN ORIGINAL WORK OF ART BY LOCAL ARTIST PAUL CHELSTAD, TO THE SIOUX CITY PUBLIC MUSEUM DURING THE EVENT

Updated 2:15 p.m. 1/17/22

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CEREMONIES WILL BE HELD LOCALLY MONDAY TO CELEBRATE THE LEGACY AND BIRTHDAY OF SLAIN CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

FORMER LOCAL NAACP PRESIDENT FLORA LEE WILL SPEAK AT NOON AT THE SIOUX CITY ROTARY CLUB ON THE LIFE OF DR. KING.

THERE WILL BE A CELEBRATION OF DR. KING’S LIFE AT 7 P.M. AT KINGDOM MINISTRIES, FORMERLY CONCORDIA LUTHERAN CHURCH, LOCATED AT 2000 MILITARY ROAD,

THE NAACP OF SIOUX CITY WILL DONATE AN ORIGINAL WORK OF ART BY LOCAL ARTIST PAUL CHELSTAD, TO THE SIOUX CITY PUBLIC MUSEUM DURING THE EVENT.

THE PIECE COMBINES AN IMAGE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING WITH A BLACK LIVES MATTER STATEMENT,

CHELSTAD CREATED THE ORIGINAL IMAGE OF DR. KING IN THE 1980’S.