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Presentation Remembers Martin Luther King Jr

Posted: January 25, 2013 at 5:48 a.m.

John L. Benford speaks Thursday during NorthWest Arkansas Community College’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. program at the school’s student center in Bentonville.

The song “Take My Hand, Precious Lord” always will remind Jerry Moore of the day in 1968 Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Moore, director of NorthWest Arkansas Community College’s Upward Bound program, sang the song for an audience at a King presentation Thursday.

At A Glance

About King

Martin Luther King Jr. was born Jan. 15, 1929. He was assassinated April 4, 1968. He was the youngest man to receive a Nobel Peace Prize in 1964.

Source: Staff Report

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