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Mayor Mike Nelson offers statement ahead of MLK Day
Last updated 1/17/2021 at 9:43am
The following is a statement from Mayor Mike Nelson to the people of Edmonds in advance of the upcoming Martin Luther King Day holiday on Monday, Jan. 18:
This year, more than ever since the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement, as we approach Martin Luther King Day 2021, it's important for us to reflect on our actions as individuals, families, a community, and a nation with regard to the basic human rights of all our fellow members of society.
This past year has been particularly difficult. Not only have we all been worn down by the COVID-19 pandemic, but we have also been rocked as a...