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Event set for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The Cowan Community Action Group will hold a free breakfast and celebration ceremony in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 21, at the Appalshop on Madison Ave. Breakfast will be served at 9 a.m., and will be facilitated by Pastor Steve Peake. “Anne Braden: Southern Patriot”, an Appalshop documentary that details the life of Kentucky civil rights activist Anne Braden, will be shown at 10 a.m. Following the film, a celebration march up Whitesburg’s Main Street will conclude at the county courthouse steps with a few words from local public officials.

For more information, contact Nell Fields at 633- 3339, Rosa Peake at 855- 4741, or Tarence Ray at 633- 8669.

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