Monday, January 20, 2014

Valley NAACP, Ansonia church host program to honor MLK's legacy

Elder Edward Barnes, pastor, addresses crowd at his church Monday.

ANSONIA - A program to celebrate the legacy of slain civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. was held Monday at Greater Evangel Temple, Church of God in Christ.

Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday.

Ansonia Mayor David S. Cassetti said 'today we carry on (King's) fight for equality.' 

Ansonia resident Noah Thomas, 11, sings 'Man in the Mirror.' The Rev. Valerie Maness of Clinton A.M.E. Zion Church in Ansonia claps along with his performance.

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