King's day alone at last; message of unity touted in Arkansas

Posted: January 16, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Members of the St. Paul Grand Lodge Daughters of Ruth chapter wave to onlookers during a parade as it moves down Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Little Rock on Monday.

Arkansans celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday separate from Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's birthday for the first time Monday, joining 47 other states and Washington, D.C., in commemorating the civil-rights leader's birthday alone on the third Monday of January.

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