MLK Day Observances
The enduring message of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. carried love, calm and non-violence with him throughout the civil rights movement. Q2 reports that message continued in an interfaith service on Billings’ south side Sunday. Not In Our Town, Billings’ annual MLK service was held at Wayman Chapel, where speakers reflected on the legacy of the civil rights movement and how it affects them and their community today. The program emphasized how we can continue to be upstanders, not just bystanders, when we witness injustice. Speaker Fitzgerald Clark said we all should be [quote] “… someone who becomes a champion of justice and is willing to take a step forward to defend those who are victims of injustice…” [end quote] A march will begin at the courthouse after 6 p.m. tonight and end at the Nova Center.