Happy 90th Birthday, Dr. King

January 15, 2019  
Woman holding a portrait of Dr. martin Luther King Jr. during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade in downtown Jacksonville

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Baptist minister and social activist whose leadership and teachings of disruption through nonviolence launched the Civil Rights Movement.

His actions aided in securing rights for African-Americans nationwide that included the end of legal segregation, and the creation of the Civil Rights and Voting Rights acts.

Read Mayor Curry’s proclamation honoring Dr. King