Participants in the MLK March gathered Monday before the Hays County Courthouse before beginning their march to Dunbar Center. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DENISE CATHEY
Alaya Heimen and her father Dawan Harris carry signs with a quotation from Martin Luther King Jr. as they march down S LBJ Dr. in the 2017 MLK March. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DENISE CATHEY
SMCISD Trustee Lupe Costilla, historian Rose Brooks and Texas State University President Dr. Denise Trauth. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY DENISE CATHEY
Those attending the MLK celebrations at Dunbar Community Center joined hands to sing “We Shall Overcome." PHOTO BY DON ANDERS
Anita Miller - Managing Editor
Society has come a long way in the 49 years since an assassin’s bullet took the life of Martin Luther King Jr., but we still have a long way to go.
That was a primary takeaway from speeches on Monday commemorating the life and legacy of the slain civil rights leader.
San Marcos residents of all backgrounds and races came together Monday morning for a march from the downtown courthouse to Dunbar Community Center where they sampled “Peace” pies from the San Marcos Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.