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Unity March Photos

09/14/13Check out photos of today’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March. View many more photos on our Flickr album. Check back later for an audio slideshow of this event.

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MLK parade an opportunity to “re-claim the day”

09/14/13By Tracy Simmons Religion News Spokane At last year’s Unity March Spokanites were reminded that white supremacystill has a pulse here. Kevin Harpham, who has extensive ties to white supremacists, hoped to detonate a bomb at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. But his backpack was discovered, the parade was rerouted and the explosive failed. In December he …

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Gonzaga to participate in Unity March, celebrate Black history

09/14/13 Monday marks the 26thanniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday honoring the civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. The City of Spokane urges residents to consider this year's holiday a “Day On, Not a Day Off.” Gonzaga Universityfaculty, staff and students plan to honor King's legacy and dream by taking part in the 10 …

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MLK events in Spokane

09/14/13 Spokane's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration Committee has announced the following MLK events: Jan. 14, 6 to 8 p.m.—Hear the Dream, Feel the Hope: A Musical Celebration, Calvary Baptist Church, 203 E. Third Ave. Jan. 15, 4 to 6 p.m.—Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebrationwith guest speaker Rev. Dr. Stephen J. Thurston, pastor, New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church …

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Police taking extra cautions at this year’s MLK parade

09/14/13News Release This year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade in downtown Spokane will feature more safety precautions to ensure the safety of people attending the parade as well as those in nearby areas. In addition to the usual enhanced security for events in downtown Spokane, this year’s MLK Day Parade will include the following additional provisions: Citizens will see …

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