Attorney General Kamala D. Harris issues Statement Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Friday, January 18, 2013
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SAN FRANCISCO -- Attorney General Kamala D. Harris issued the following statement in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:

“Today we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and reflect on the progress our great nation has made toward fulfilling his dream of justice and equality for every American. His legacy has resonated for nearly five decades because he drew his power not from violence and division but from an appeal to the compassion at the core of the American spirit.

Dr. King challenged us to realize our highest ideals and ‘make real the promises of democracy,’ and to truly honor him, we must re-commit ourselves to his work every day and every generation.”

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