January 8, 2012 5:00 AM

Nelson Thompson | We must finish what King began

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. often spoke of his vision of a “Beloved Community,” where equity, justice and unity prevails. It also is where all persons regardless of their race, nationality or gender are able to realize their full potential. We choose the theme “Creating a Beloved Community,” because there is an urge need for us all to put aside our racial and political differences and work removing the ravages of racism, classism and sexism.

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