Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Today we are celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., throughout the morning KUSI talked with several people to help celebrate the man who paved the way for racial equality in the United States.

This morning we talked with Michael Brunker, Retired Executive Director, Jackie Robinson Family YMCA, to discuss Dr. King’s legacy on this day of service.

KUSI’s Elizabeth Alvarez was out at the Wightman Apartments to cover the beatification project hosted by the Chicano Federation where they will clean-up of the property and surrounding areas, paint walls and fences with the addition of inspirational words and phrases with messages in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King’s ideals.

Later in the Morning KUSI was joined by Dee Sanford, Chair of the YMCA Dr. King Human Dignitary Award Event, to talk about Dr. King and why we honor him.

Bishop Kokayi, Pastor of Christ Church of San Diego, joined KUSI’s Logan Byrnes on “Good Evening San Diego” to discuss the legacy of Dr. King.

Dr. Shirley Weber, California Secretary of State, joined KUSI’s Ginger Jeffries on “Good Evening San Diego” to discuss the importance of Dr. King’s work.

Pastor Miles McPherson, Senior Pastor of Rock Church and Founder of The Third Option City, joined KUSI’s Ginger Jeffries on “Good Evening San Diego” to speak on Dr. King’s impact in our society.

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