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Various events scheduled for MLK Day in Selma

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From West Alabama Newsroom–

Wal Mlk1The Selma Center for Nonviolence, Truth, and Reconciliation, and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, have teamed up to host various events during the King’s Day weekend.

“The purpose is to honor the life, legacy and also the ‘dream’ of Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior,” said Donovan McGuire.

Events are scheduled in the city until Tuesday, highlighted by the King’s Day Unity Parade Saturday.

The parade begins at 10 a.m. And it starts here at the School of Discovery. Then down Broad Street from Dallas Avenue to Water Avenue. And it ends here at Riverfront Park.

Wal Mlkday2022 Pkg1“Different agencies across Dallas County, elected officials and churches are part of it,” McGuire said.

The parade will be followed by the MLK Youth Day.

“So far we have more than 20 participants.”

“But due to rising COVID rates and the intention to keep our local youth safe, especially when they are trying to get back into school, we decided it would be best to make the transition from Youth in a virtual format, “Drew said. Glover.

“To access Youth Day, all people need to do is follow the centre’s Facebook page, no matter how old they are. Selma Center for Nonviolence, Truth and Reconciliation on Facebook.Wal Mlkday2022 Pkg2

Everything will be posted there throughout the day, as well as live broadcasts. And people can go back and see if they can see it later. “

Dr.’s annual breakfast Martin Luther King Unity sponsored by the Selma Chapter of the Links, Incorporated will also be virtual.

A winter clothing giveaway is scheduled for Monday at the Edmundite Bosco Center from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.




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