United Kingdom is partnering with the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government to host a celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.
And then, he shook hands of those surrounding him, as reporters began to ask questions. Memorial Service also highlight the community's remembrance of the civil rights leader.
He later added, "I thought he misspoke, and, as I said, I think President Trump is not a racist, but I do think he is racially uninformed". Dick Durbin, the Illinois Democrat who was in the room when the president complained that people from those nations should not be welcomed as immigrants.More news: Jack Wilshere and Aaron Ramsey in contention for Arsenal's clash with Bournemouth
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, speaking at the ceremony after the president, said Dr. King's "message of equality, justice and the common dignity of man resounds today, urgently needed to heal the divisions of our age".
Nonetheless, Democratic Senator Dick Durbin, who was at the Thursday meeting on immigration in the White House, said on Friday that Trump "certainly did use that offensive term".
Mayor Kapszukiewicz said Reverend King's "I Have a Dream" speech is one of the most quoted texts in the history of the English language and that the country still is struggling with numerous same issues the activist addressed decades ago. "We want everybody to have a chance and the better my neighbor does, the better I do, '" Donnelly says. That's what Lawton MacArthur High School students learned on Friday through a presentation and display to honor Dr. King.More news: I feel like rape victim, says liver patient 'branded' by surgeon
The annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Observance program and candlelight vigil including student speeches on how Dr. King has personally affected their live.
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