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Saturday, April 4th at 6:01 PM

Coretta Scott King, third right, with her children, Yolanda, Bernice, Martin III, and Dexter 

This Sat, April 4th at 6:01 PM marks the 52 anniversary of the murder of the greatest peacemaker in US history, Rev. Dr. MLK Jr.  His murder took place at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, April 4, 1968 at 6:01PM.  Due to health concerns related to Covid-19, the Martin Luther King Commemoration Committee annual Day Of Remembrance, community gathering will be postponed, and we urge you to please stay home for your safety & ours; work on whatever you never had time to do before, go on-line and learn something new, pick-up your phone and call someone just to say hi. 

But, Saturday at 6:01 PM, STOP, wherever you are doing in remembrance of Dr. King and local departed civil rights legends. Lets make some noise. Clap, Stomp, or Shout!

Let the world know, we will not forget those who held up the banner of equal rights to transform our country and we will never turn back. 

This Sat. April 4th 6:01 PM, Make Some Noise for Dr. King & our departed local civil rights legends. They were the banner holders for our equality.

This is our Day To Remember:  The people listed below, stood up for us, fought through stormy weather, and demanded we be heard and be counted for our civil rights.

Rev. Dr. Bishop John Adams, Morris & Joan Alhadeff, Ernestine Anderson, The Honorable Cal Anderson, Powell Barnett, Robert Bass, Fitzgerald Beaver, David C. Bown, Joseph Brazil, Herbert Bridge, Connie Bennett Cameron, Ruby Chow, Oscar Eason, Isaiah Edwards, Art Fletcher, Dr. Elson Floyd, Carolynn Kline Galland, Governor Booth Gardner, Bill Sr. & Mary Gates, Freddie Mae Gautier, Russell & Lillian Gideon, John Gilmore, William “Big Bill” Grose, Judge Donald D. Haley, C. Ralph Hayes, Bill Hillard, Walter Hubbard, Walter Hundley, Annie Mae Jones, Dr. Edward Jones, Verlene Jones, Rev. Mineo Katigiri, Dr. (Colonel) Sam Kelly, Princess Angeline Kikisoblu, Aki Kurose, Guy S. Kurose, Jacob Lawrence, Chief Leschi, John C. Little, Governor Mike Lowry, Wing Luke, Althea Burton-Lute, Roberto Maestas, Garcia Massingale, Arthur “OL” Mitchell, Attorney Carl Maxie, William “Bill” McIntosh, Rev. Dr. Samuel & Louise McKinney, Herman McKinney, C. Raymond Merriwether,  Dr. Wonzel Mobley, Frances North, John O’Brien, Gertrude Peoples , Edwin T. Pratt, Charles W. Rolland, The Honorable Michael Ross,  Millie Russell, Chief Seattle, “Uncle” Bob Santos,  Tyree Scott, Justice Charles Z. Smith,  The Honorable Sam Smith,   Major General John Stanford, Judges Charles Stokes, Allen “Al” Sugiyama, Larry Taylor, Judge Jack Tanner, Dr. Arvin Thompson, The Honorable Kip Tokuda, Thomas “TJ” Vassar Jr., Cora Vaughn, Jacquie Jones-Walsh, Jerline  “Jeri” Ware, James Washington Jr., Bernie Whitebear, Harold Whitehead, DeCharlene Williams. 

The MLKCC apologizes to those we unintentionally missed. Please forgive us. Email your recommendation of departed local civil rights activist for inclusion on the MLKCC list.

Forward their name with a brief history to 

Thank You SPONSORS: Seattle Office Arts & Culture, Department of Neighborhoods,

Seattle Urban League, Coalition Black Trade Unionist, NAACP, WA. State Civil Rights Coalition Mt. Zion Brotherhood Ministry, McKinney Coalition, & Urban Forum NW  Stay Safe            Get Counted/Census          Register & VOTE



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