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Charlottesville Celebrates Civil Rights Leader

By: Jummy Olabanji Email
By: Jummy Olabanji Email

February 3, 2007

Two weeks after Martin Luther King Day the Charlottesville Martin Luther King Junior Celebration Committee finally got the opportunity to celebrate on Saturday.

They held their 23rd annual community celebration and worship service to commemorate the life of the civil rights leader.

It took place Saturday afternoon at Charlottesville High School and featured musical selections by the community mass choir as well as celebration messages from many community leaders.


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