Dr. Martin Luther King
A Minnesota lawmaker will join thousands this weekend to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches.
Almost 50 years ago, hundreds of thousands gathered at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. It was a march to fight for jobs and equal opportunities, featuring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who gave his groundbreaking “I Have a Dream” speech.
A group of Minnesota’s black faith leaders and members of their congregations are holding a state Capitol rally on the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King.