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A prominent African-American politician and analyst was in Eugene yesterday. Nina Turner discussed Martin Luther King Junior’s legacy in Trump-era America. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

Kyra Buckley

In Eugene Monday hundreds gathered to march in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The event, hosted by the NAACP, began at Autzen Stadium and traveled to downtown Eugene.  

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.”

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

Jan 20, 2014
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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