Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Human Interest
6:25 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Young People Need To Continue To Learn About Dr. King's Message

Sarah and Randy Ross, along with their family.
Credit Desmond O'Boyle

People celebrated Doctor Martin Luther King Junior’s birthday, Monday. About 300 participated in the annual M-L-K march beginning at the Science Factory and ending at the Shedd Institute. Sarah Ross has participated in M-L-K events for more than 30 years. She says it’s important to continue to teach younger people about the history of establishing Civil Rights.

Ross:  “They think the Civil Rights Movement was, you know, peace and love. But it was getting your head busted. It was standing up for your rights in the face of severe violence and repression.”

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Human Interest
12:49 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Eugene Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday

Participants in the 2014 MLK March in Eugene.
Credit Desmond O'Boyle

About 300 people participated in the annual MLK march in Eugene, Monday. It began at the Science Factory and ended with a celebration at the Shedd Institute.

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UO School of Music and Dance
6:00 am
Mon January 20, 2014

UO Gospel Choirs and Ensembles Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Andiel Brown and the UO Gospel Choirs

To honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the University of Oregon Gospel Choirs and Ensembles will give a free concert Monday afternoon at Beall Hall. Andiel Brown, director of the UO Gospel Choirs and Ensembles, speaks with Eric Alan about the music, Dr. King’s legacy, and how it relates to the gospel choirs’ groundbreaking trip to China last spring.

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