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Yakima turns out for MLK Day march
With a steady drum cadence, an honor guard, a police escort and several Yakima Transit buses trailing behind, about 200 people joined a mile-and-a-half-long peace walk through Yakima to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.
Yakima marks MLK Day
The other night, my 5-year-old daughter, Willow, and I were sitting on the bed, lounging around because it was a Saturday evening. I asked her if she wanted me to read her a story and she asked me to pick out the books. I chose to read her a book I have never read to her (and never even read myself)…
Marchers Push for Immigrant Reform in Yakima
The National push for immigration reform takes center stage in Yakima this week.
The annual May Day March is set for Wednesday as the US Senate considers an immigration reform bill. The Yakima march starts at 6:00 p.m. at Miller Park...
MLK Jr. Honored At Heritage Unversity
Heritage University faculty, staff and students are honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at a celebration on Tuesday, January 31 on the Toppenish campus.
The event will feature a reading of the I Have a Dream speech, songs from the civil rights movement and a keynote address by Thelma Jackson, ow…
Yakima Celebrate MLK Jr. Day
More than one-thousand people were in downtown Yakima Monday to celebrate the life of Doctor Martin Luther King Junior...Monday was a national holiday....marchers walked down Martin Luther King, Jr. boulevard waving flags and carrying signs...

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