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Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich on Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

For Immediate Release: Monday 20 January

Today marks the 34th anniversary of the official celebration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Dr. King left an incredible legacy of fighting for equity and social justice for all people.  Like so many people who were  growing up in the 60s, I was inspired by the work of Dr. King who, alongside the other civil rights leaders, taught us that it is important to fight for human rights, that the cause of social justice should be the guidepost for our work in this life, and that resistance to injustice and oppression, in fact, is not futile. 

For the work he did to lead us to a better world, we continue to honor him today.

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Release ID: 20-002