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Denton marches for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Denton marches for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Denton marches for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 20
00:16 2015

Photo Story by:

Byron Thompson – Senior Staff Photographer

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Meagan Sullivan – Staff Photographer

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A student holds a sign that reads, “Black lives matter,” yesterday in the Library Mall. Several students and other participants met at the Library Mall to march for MLK Day. Photo by Meagan Sullivan – Staff Photographer

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Students, residents and children march down Hickory Street from UNT to join other members of the community who marched for MLK Day. Photo by Meagan Sullivan – Staff Photographer

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A congregation of students take part in a ceremony honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Greek Life Center. SGA Troy Elliott was one of many who gave a speech during the event. Photo by Byron Thompson – Senior Staff Photographer

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Numerous members of the community and students from UNT meet at the MLK Jr. Recreation Center at 1300 Wilson St. Two marching parties, one from UNT and one from the American Legion Hall met at Fred Moore park then proceeded to the recreation center where more speeches were given. Photo by Byron Thompson – Senior Staff Photographer

Featured Image: A woman holds a poster of MLK Jr. that says, “ Let freedom ring.” – Photo by Byron Thompson – Senior Staff Photographer

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