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The Latest: Thousands gather in Memphis where King was slain


January 14, 2018

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations around the country (all times local):

5:25 p.m.

Thousands of people have celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday with song, dance and speechmaking at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee.

The holiday weekend was a special father-and-son trip for Alan Williams and 14-year-old Alan Louis Williams. The pair from Tallahassee, Florida, visited important sites in King's life, including the site in Memphis where King declared, "I've been to the mountaintop."

The Commercial Appeal reports they we...

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