Published: Sat, January 13, 2018
Medicine | By Douglas Stevenson

Alpena Community College to Host a Number of Events for MLK Day

Alpena Community College to Host a Number of Events for MLK Day

The annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Observance program and candlelight vigil including student speeches on how Dr. King has personally affected their live.

Trump's Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson also spoke, reminding all Americans to treat each other according to the content of their character and not the color of their skin.

The president has been under fire for reportedly telling a bipartisan meeting of lawmakers on immigration Thursday that the USA didn't need more immigrants from "s-hole countries" in Africa. It's what we preach in our houses of worship.

President Trump with Isaac Newton Farris Jr. The Trump administration recently chose to soon end Temporary Protected Status for citizens of countries like Haiti and El Salvador, who came to the U.S.to escape natural disasters.

City officials say when someone comes forward about a possible name change, they like to get community feedback.

Mr. Trump denied the comments on Twitter Friday morning, although his staff did not deny the comments when they were first reported. Dick Durbin, Illinois Democrat who attended the meeting. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said that "the president's expressed desire to see more immigrants from countries like Norway must be called out for what it is: an effort to set this country back generations by promoting a homogeneous, white society". Day of Service welcomes city residents to emulate Dr. King's leadership and compassion for others by volunteering in their communities.

"So, that's what he said today in front of the cameras, but remember behind the cameras this is what the president just said yesterday", Lemon said before repeating Trump's previous racist remarks.

Trump did not publicly address the controversy during the ceremony and ignored repeated questions about it from reporters in the room.

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