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All People's Celebration Honors MLK

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    MLK Event Draws Local Leaders

    NBC 7's Chris Chan reports on the All People's Breakfast, an annual event honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy. (Published Monday, Jan. 18, 2016)

    All over the country, people are celebrating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. One of the largest events here San Diego happened early Monday at Balboa Park.

    The All People's Celebration honored Dr. King and his legacy by inviting investigative journalist John Carlos Frey to discuss his work exposing injustice in his coverage of the border.

    While leaders here say much progress has been made, they say many of the issues Dr. King dealt with in the 1950s and 60s of injustice and inequality, there are still problems today.

    “It's important that we continue to work hard to make sure that everyone has an opportunity to celebrate their gifts to participate in the process,” said Rosalind Winstead with the San Diego Alliance.

    Along with a keynote and brunch, the even offered an open area where members of the public can come and interact with many of San Diego's social justice organizations. It’s certainly a representation of what Dr. Martin Luther King inspired.