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‘Still work to do’ to achieve MLK’s dream, local leaders say

There is still work to do in achieving the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of more than 50 years ago, Valley clergy and activists say, as they view present day upheaval in Washington and protests in American cities following violent police encounters with blacks.

That work, they note, entails putting people in office and holding them accountable to the black community, working for policy changes, involving youth in local discussions, and addressing covert racism.

On the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, see what they have to say in Sunday’s Tribune Chronicle.

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