18 Jan 2005 21:06 GMT
MLK Weekend Events in Pittsburgh
On Saturday, January 15, 2005, Black Voices for Peace (BVFP), an African American anti-war organization, and Black Radical Congress (BRC), a progressive Black activist organization held a special anti-war protest to expose the negative effects of the War against Iraq on the African American community. The protest, which commemorated Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., featured a range of speakers including local African American leaders and members of the Pittsburgh peace community.
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On Monday, January 17, People Against Police Violence held an awards ceremony on the Martin Luther King, Jr's holiday.
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