KEEPING THE DREAM ALIVE: MLK JR DAY IN TUSCALOOSA

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By WVUA Student Reporter Madison MacLean

Almost 55 years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. shared his incredible dream with the world.  Events across Tuscaloosa Monday aimed at making that dream a reality.  Beulah Baptist Church hosted a breakfast Monday morning to kick off a day of celebration.

Later, a march from Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary to city hall.

A rally at First African Baptist Church brought people together to not only celebrate Dr. King, but to address existing issues in the community.  “It can’t just be a one day event.  It’s something we have to do throughout the year,” says Rev. David Gay, the main speaker at the rally.

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