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Martin Luther King Jr. Honored on this Day

 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesWashington, D.C. – On this day, we honor the life of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy of fighting for racial equality, human rights and economic justice. Dr. King believed deeply in the American Dream and that people of every race, religion and creed should have the opportunity to share in it.

His courageous leadership on civil rights included a passionate advocacy on behalf of the poor. Dr. King memorably described inequality in health care as the “most shocking and inhumane” form of injustice. These words continue to resonate, as there is nothing more essential to opportunity than good health.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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A Day to Remember Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Martin Luther King JrWashington, D.C. – As far as black Americans were concerned, the nation’s response to Brown was agonizingly slow, and neither state legislatures nor the Congress seemed willing to help their cause along.

President John F. Kennedy recognized that to secure equal protection of the laws for African Americans it would take a strong civil rights bill would put teeth into the drive to secure equal protection.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan’s message on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – “Not everybody can be famous but everybody can be great, because greatness is determined by service.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.

Today, as a community, we pause to reflect on the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Many of the quotes I rely on for inspiration are from Dr. King. He had a special insight and ability to cut to the heart of the matter. The words he spoke more than four decades ago ring true today.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Montgomery County Government offices closed for for Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday Monday, January 18th

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government offices will be closed on Monday, January 18th, 2016in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Public Safety personnel will report as scheduled.

County offices will be back open on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 for regularly scheduled hours.

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City of Clarksville Offices closed Monday, January 18th for Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is reminding everyone that the City of Clarksville offices will be closed on Monday, January 18th, 2016 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr.  holiday.

City offices will re-open on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 for regularly scheduled hours.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Monday, January 18th.

All Soldier and Patient-Centered Homes (primary care services) are scheduled to operate on a normal schedule on the Day of No Scheduled Activities Friday, January 15th.

BACH specialty services will be closed Friday, January 15th, with the exception of the Women’s Health Clinic. The Women’s Health Clinic will see their scheduled patients Friday. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum January 2016 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in November at the Museum are: Of Stars & Stripes: From the Collection of Dr. John Olson, Patterns of History: Quilts from the Collection, The Art of Noriko Register and Champagne & Chocolate.

Of Stars & Stripes From the Collection of Dr. John Olson

Of Stars & Stripes From the Collection of Dr. John Olson

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 

A statement by Kathleen Sebelius
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary

U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesWashington, D.C. – Today, we honor the remarkable life of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy of fighting for racial equality, human rights and economic justice. Dr. King believed deeply that people of every race, religion and creed should have the opportunity to share in the American dream.

His courageous leadership on civil rights included a passionate advocacy on behalf of the poor. Dr. King memorably described inequality in health care as the “most shocking and inhumane” form of injustice. These words continue to resonate, as there is nothing more essential to opportunity than good health.

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Martin Luther King Jr.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Message

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Today, many of us will gather in memory, celebration and service as we observe the contributions made through the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. King was a man who could inspire thousands with his words and millions with his actions.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Martin Luther King Jr. Remembered

 

Martin Luther King JrWashington, D.C. – The nation’s response to Brown was agonizingly slow, and neither state legislatures nor the Congress seemed willing to help their cause along as far as black Americans were concerned.

President John F. Kennedy recognized that to secure equal protection of the laws for African Americans it would take a strong civil rights bill would put teeth into the drive to secure equal protection.

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