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Mesquite, TX – January 12, 2018 – On Monday, January 15, a free community event honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held from 10 a.m. – noon at the Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway Ave. Visit www.cityofmesquite.com/Unity for more information.
The keynote speaker at the Unity in the Community event will be James E. Huckaby, ARM-P, Executive Director for the Mesquite Independent School District. The event will also feature remarks by various church pastors and community leaders, dance and musical performances and more.
The event will conclude with a candle lighting ceremony by Mayor Stan Pickett and Pastor Reginald Jefferson of New Hope Baptist Church, symbolizing Mesquite’s commitment to uniting and engaging its citizenry.