IN THE NAME OF LOVE
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In the early 80’s AIDS and Apartheid were new words. We danced to Bobby Brown, Paula Abduhl was one of the ‘fly girls’ on In Living Color and Beastie Boys rocked. It seems so innocent now, looking back. We met at cafe’s not Facebook, learned about world news through community events and newspapers, not Google and Bing.
While my daughter was a toddler, we joined in a parade for MLK holiday- stroller and all.
Many people don’t remember the struggle it took to get this holiday passed and then observed nationally. “This is not a black holiday; it is a people’s holiday,” said Coretta Scott King after President Ronald Reagan signed the King Holiday Bill into law on Nov. 2, 1983 Read more.
- History of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – History.com
- Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. – History.com
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