Longview residents commemorate King during march

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 5:08am

Marching down MLK Boulevard on Longview’s south side, about 75 people of all races joined in song to commemorate the life of Martin Luther King Jr.

“Today is a day for reflection of what we are doing in the present to impact the future,” James Mathis said. “This rally represents love, peace, service and compassion.”

After a quick prayer, the group began their march Monday afternoon at the Broughton Recreation Center, traveling about a half mile north to Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church where they entered the church for a memorial service.

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