Day is Monday, and local organizations are hosting events to honor the Civil Rights leader's legacy.
"I don't think the Present Trump is a racist in the traditional sense as we know in this country", Farris Jr. said.
The group holds auditions and begins rehearsals in the fall, and Shepard said the challenge each year is incorporating the youngest, newest voices into the choir with the more experienced ones, some of whom have been singing with the choir for years.
"It's a blessing. It's something that I don't take for granted", said Auburn High School senior, Yamir Muhammad. "The truth is we are all the same and we can make a difference".
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That provides both inspiration and promise, Harshaw said. "We have people that are in college now and sometimes they come back and speak to the kids". "It always underscores we have more work to do, and we always will, and together we can".
Hernandez's parents, Jesse and Analisa Hernandez, said they were impressed by their daughter's enthusiasm for the project and addressing the public.
"It's important to remember his values throughout a lifetime, not just around this time", Johnson said.
Shepard said that the fraternity attended the parade to honor King, but also to send a bigger message to the community - "United we stand, divided we fall and fail".
Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr. spoke at the event, citing several passages of King's that he calls his daily mantras, including, "I have made a decision to stick with love".
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In her speech , Winfrey also referenced Recy Taylor, a rural Alabama woman who in 1944 was kidnapped and raped by six white men. She went on to explain, "It hurts my feelings, but I guess it's part of being in our industry".
Elsewhere, International House in Davis is planning a tribute to King from 6:30 to 9 p.m., Sunday with master drummer Mamadou Traore performing his second Drum Circle and Tribute.
His involvement in the battle for civil rights brought Lafayette into contact with King, who hired him in 1967 as program coordinator for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
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The event is scheduled from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Saturday at the San Bernardino Family YMCA, 808 E. 21st St.
Tasks scheduled for the day include landscape cleanup, spreading decomposed granite, organizing and cleaning storage areas, cleaning the kitchen, and pressure washing exterior areas.
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