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Annual MLK event this weekend

Itawamba County’s annual celebration of the life and legacy of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King will take place this Saturday, Jan. 19, and Sunday, Jan. 20. Saturday night’s program will center on a variety of performances — from gospel singing to drama performances to poetry recitation — in which anyone is welcome to […]

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Annual event celebrates MLK’s legacy

The thing about Itawamba County’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. commemorative celebration is that it isn’t necessarily a celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. at all. It’s about the civil rights leader’s legacy, not the man himself; it’s about the present instead of the past. This year’s event will take place over two days — […]

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