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Killeen holds peace march to honor MLK Jr.

Posted at 8:28 PM, Jan 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-18 22:37:42-05

Members of the public in Killeen came out to the annual NAACP Peace March to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Carese Grey, a resident in Killeen said, “It’s not just a holiday to get off from work or not be in school.”

Carlo Davis, Killeen resident and member of the Divine Nine added, “You gotta lead from the front … Martin Luther King Jr. and all those freedom fighters were members of the Divine 9 as well and we have to continue that march.”

The Divine 9 is a group of historically black fraternities and sororities that are founded on scholarship and service to the community.

The march has been a staple in the community for over two decades ... organizers say they plan on coming back next year to continue the march.