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Posted: Friday, January 15, 2010 12:00 am

Schedule of events

SUNDAY

>> What: Gospel Celebration.

>> When: 3 p.m.

>> Where: Blackshear Magnet School, 501 S. Dixie Blvd.

>> Tickets: Free.

MONDAY

>> What: King Breakfast.

>> When: 6:30 a.m.

>> Where: Woodson Community Center, 1000 E. Murphy St.

>> Tickets: Free.

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>> What: King’s Rally.

>> When: 11 a.m.

>> Where: Southside Senior Citizens Center parking lot, 900 S. Dixie Blvd.

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>> What: Freedom March.

>> When: 11:30 a.m.

>> Where: Begin in the Southside Senior Center parking lot, 900 S. Dixie Blvd.

 

Call 432-853-1344 for more information.

 

 

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>> “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

>> In 2004 the Library of Congress honored the “I Have a Dream” speech by adding it to the United States National Recording Registry.

>> Anaphora, the repetition of a phrase at the beginning of sentences, is a rhetorical tool used throughout the “I Have a Dream” speech.

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