Organizations commemorate King’s legacy with socially distant service

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 14, 2021 5:08 PM CT | Published: January 14, 2021 5:08 PM CT
<strong>In 2020, on Jan. 20, hundreds of people marched to the National Civil Rights Museum during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Parade. This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, many events marking the national holiday will be virtual.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

In 2020, on Jan. 20, hundreds of people marched to the National Civil Rights Museum during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Parade. This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, many events marking the national holiday will be virtual. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Groups are finding virtual ways to serve for the MLK holiday this year because of the pandemic. 

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Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Howard University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and currently is a general assignment reporter. 


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