MLK Jr. holiday celebrations include acts of service and parades, but some take a political turn | National News

By JEFF MARTIN and JEFFREY COLLINS - Associated Press
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ATLANTA (AP) — Communities across the nation celebrated the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday with acts of service, prayer services and parades. But with the November presidential election as a backdrop, some events took on an overtly political turn.

In King’s hometown of Atlanta, several speakers at the 56th annual commemorative service at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, where King served as pastor, touched on the divisive partisan climate in the United States.

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