Harlem’s Espaillat Statement On 50th Anniversary Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Assassination

April 4, 2018

Today, uptown Congressman Adriano Espaillat released the following statement to mark the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   

“Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had a tremendous impact on American history and our culture,” said Rep. Espaillat. “Five decades after Dr. King’s assassination, his message still rings true. His is a message of inclusion, equality, and equity for all. Today we pause fifty years after his dream, to reflect on the civil rights movement, leadership in the face of adversity, perseverance in the face of great challenges, and efforts that will continue until we, as a nation, will to reach the mountain top.

“Dr. King played a pivotal role in ending racial segregation and changing the dialogue of race relations in America. His message and his legacy remind us of how far we’ve come, our accomplishments as a nation, and the work that remains. The tragic event that took Dr. King’s life, did not stop his dream. Because of Dr. King’s work, we are a stronger, more resilient and more unified society – and because of his dream, we will continue our efforts to ensure and secure unity and equality for all.”


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Harlem World Magazine, 2521 1/2 west 42nd street, Los Angeles, CA, 90008, https://www.harlemworldmagazine.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact
We're your source for local coverage, we count on your support. SUPPORT US!
Your support is crucial in maintaining a healthy democracy and quality journalism. With your contribution, we can continue to provide engaging news and free access to all.
accepted credit cards

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related Articles