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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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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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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.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

 

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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City of Clarksville Offices closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday Monday, January 20th, 2014

 

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 20th, 2014 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

City offices will re-open on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 for regularly scheduled hours.

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Community Hospital honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Guest speaker Pastor Terrence Chandler-Harrison of Clarksville, Tennessee expands on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s message to a roomful of Blanchfield Army Community Hospital staff members January 16th, 2013 during a celebration of the civil rights leader’s life and work.

“Dr. King wanted us to see how our society is heavily plagued and poisoned by individualism, materialism, and selfishness,” said Chandler-Harrison. “The only way to help the other is by making a conscious decision to see the other as one sees self.”

Clarksville Tennessee Pastor Terrence Chandler-Harrison speaks to BACH staff members.

Clarksville Tennessee Pastor Terrence Chandler-Harrison speaks to BACH staff members.

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