Tag Archives: MLK Jr. Day March

MLK Jr. Day ‘All About the Legacy of Unity’

By LORETTA FULTON Unity–a major tenet of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message and legacy–was evident Monday  as Abilenians gathered to honor the slain Civil Rights leader and pastor. Monday, Jan. 17, was the official holiday honoring King, who was born Jan. 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. He was assassinated April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee.  In the afternoon, people

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‘The Creator Created Only One Race–The Human Race’

By LORETTA FULTON Opening a speech with the “N” word normally wouldn’t be advisable for the featured speaker at a Martin Luther King. Jr. Day gathering. But the Rev. Matthew Lubin, pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church, did just that and followed the slur with racial epithets that covered just about all of humanity. As a preacher, Lubin knows the importance

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