Wreath-laying ceremony honors Dr. King in Jackson

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was honored during a wreath-laying ceremony in Jackson on Monday.

City Councilman Kenneth Stokes and other community leaders gathered at Freedom Corner for the event. Stokes urged people to honor the legacy of Dr. King by reducing violence that’s impacting communities.

Freedom Corner is located where Medgar Evers Boulevard meets Martin Luther King Drive in Jackson.

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