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Local peace rally will honor King’s legacy


    The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and others wore lei sewn by members of Kawaiaha‘o Church as they marched in Selma, Ala., to protest voting laws in 1965.


    A wreath at the former Lorraine Motel in Memphis marked the spot where the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fell after he was fatally shot. King, 39, was shot to death on the balcony outside his room by James Earl Ray on April 4, 1968. The former motel is now part of the National Civil Rights Museum.

The Hawaii chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is sponsoring a peace rally today on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Read more

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