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It’s time to make local leaders practice what Dr. King preached.

     Last week, the world paused to observe the life and legacy of one of mankind’s greatest fighters for civil and economic rights, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Just like every other year, parades, marches, public speeches, and community service activities were offered as both recognition of Dr. King’s contributions to society and symbols of an interest in keeping the spirit of his work alive. Yet, this year was especially wrought with criticisms and contradictions between the symbolism of the acts to honor Dr. King and the substance of the actions that continue to be taken that are against what Dr. King stood for.  […]