Lawrence County Dr. Martin Luther King March For Unity Jan. 20

(BEDFORD) – Lawrence County will celebrate the 30th year anniversary of the Dr. Martin Luther King March for Unity on Sunday, Jan. 20th.


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The Unity March celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his dream of social justice, unity and racial healing.
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Clarence Brown has organized the event locally for 30 years.
The program will begin in the Lawrence County Courthouse rotunda at 2 p.m. After a short presentation, everyone in attendance will walk the ceremonial march around the courthouse.
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The celebration will continue at the First Christian Chruch at 1101 15th Street. Pastor Bruce Ervin will serve as host.
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Christa Tahere, former director of the Indiana Universtiy Children’s Chorus, will lead the First Christian’s choir in song.
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Lawrence County History Museum President Rowena Cross-Najafi will speak on the considerable contributions African-Americans have made to the Lawrence County community.

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