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MLK: 50 years later

MLK: 50 YEARS LATER
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Las Vegas Valley groups still fighting for civil rights

In his “I Have a Dream” speech, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke of his dream that his children, peers and mentors would have the opportunity for quality of life, access to education, and to be seen as human, said Micajah Daniels, a co-founder of Black Lives Matter UNLV.

 
50 years after MLK assassination, housing equality fight continues

Some 50 years after Washington, D.C., added legal protections against discrimination with the Fair Housing Act — a law enacted in the days after the 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. — disparity still exists locally and beyond.