Join us for King Day of Service in Bridgeton | Opinion

Monday, Jan. 15, is the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, but unlike many other holidays, Martin Luther King Jr. Day should be one of service. This is fitting because, if you push past the Cliff’s Notes version of the man’s life, you realize that it was dedicated to serving humanity no matter the cost.

In early 1968, King was focused on the Poor People’s Campaign later that year. But on Feb. 1, Memphis sanitation workers Echol Cole and Robert Walker were killed in a garbage truck because of substandard working conditions. Appeals soon came to King …read more

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