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New civil rights-themed playground dedicated at MLK Park
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New civil rights-themed playground dedicated at MLK Park

[caption id="attachment_25401" align="alignleft"]martin-luther-king-playground-dedication- 08222015 111lCommunity members participate in a ceremonial ribbon cutting at the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park playground dedication Aug. 22. Photo: MPRB.[/caption]A happy crowd of children, community members and civil rights activists gathered at the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park Aug. 22 to celebrate the opening of a new civil rights‐themed playground.

Numerous speakers, music and a ceremonial ribbon‐cutting helped dedicate the unique and inspiring play area during the fifth annual Celebrate Our Beloved Community event. The new playground mixes in numerous educational opportunities detailing people, places and events that helped shape African-Americans’ struggle for civil rights.

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