MLK March in Fresno

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Photo by Marion S.Trikosko, 1964

On Jan. 15, hundreds marched in downtown Fresno in celebration of what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 95th birthday. It was the 40th march in the city’s history, put on by Fresno’s Unity Committee. The march started at St. John’s Cathedral and ended at Fresno City Hall.

Preparing for the Jan. 15 march in Fresno in honor of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., alumni of a Black sorority bow their heads for a prayer. Photo by Peter Maiden
Preparing for the Jan. 15 march in Fresno in honor of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., alumni of a Black sorority bow their heads for a prayer. Photo by Peter Maiden
A marcher holds a sign at the rally celebrating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Fresno City Hall. Photo by Peter Maiden
A marcher holds a sign at the rally celebrating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Fresno City Hall. Photo by Peter Maiden

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    The Community Alliance is a monthly newspaper that has been published in Fresno, California, since 1996. The purpose of the newspaper is to help build a progressive movement for social and economic justice.

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