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A day of unity
Camden, Kershaw County celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
MLK - Kendall Givens-Little
Kendall Givens-Little makes a point during his speech, “Unity.” Little described Dr. King as the “drum major of justice” and urged those present to “continue what Dr. King started.” Seated behind him are (from left) Kershaw County Council Chairman Julian Burns, Camden Mayor Alfred Mae Drake-ford and Concerned Citizens of Kershaw County Chairperson Ann Davis. (Martin L. Cahn/C-I)
More than 100 people met up at the African American Cultural Center of Camden at 11 a.m. Jan. 15 for the first part of an “MLK Unity Celebration” for a parade starting from the center and ending at Camden City Hall. The entire event, celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy, which included not only the parade, but speeches, music, prayers and more, was sponsored by the Concerned Citizens of Kershaw County (CCKC), Unity in the Community, the Just Jesus Movement, and the city of Camden.