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MLK Walk 2023: Rattler Black Student Union
San Marcos and Texas State celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Brianna Chavez, Life and Arts Reporter Jan 16, 2023
Martin Luther King Jr. Day became a federal holiday in 1983, 15 years after the civil rights activist’s assassination. The holiday wasn’t officially celebrated nationwide until three years later in 1986. Since then, those who remember King’s legacy have come together each holiday to celebrate and acknowledge the work that has been accomplished, as well as the work that still needs to be done in order for everyone to be treated equally.
The Dunbar Heritage Association (DHA) hosted its 21st MLK March and Celebration on Jan. 16, as well as an MLK Kids event held at the San Marcos Public Library on Jan. 14. Jonafa Banbury, secretary for the DHA, was excited for the community to celebrate.Continue reading
COMMEMORATING MLK: Hundreds Take Part In Dunbar Heritage Association’s Annual MLK Walk
The Dunbar Heritage Association hosted its 21st Martin Luther King Jr. Walk and Celebration on Monday, where hundreds marched through the streets of San Marcos. Above, the march walks down Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Daily Record photos by Nick Castillo