Slideshow | MLK Celebration 2017

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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Juneau residents sing "We Shall Overcome" arm in arm durng the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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Chapel by the Lake Pastor Doug Dye gives the benediction at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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Donnyel and Latroy Burras speaks during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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Sherry Patterson, president of the Black Awareness Association, left, asks Juneau Police Department's Lt. Kris Sell to speak about their Year Of Kindness program during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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About 200 people attend the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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Assembly member Jesse Keihl speaks Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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Jocelyn Miles sings during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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Marion McQueen of the Black Awareness Association speaks Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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Gina Freeman, Deputy Sector Commander of the U.S. Coast Guard's Sector Juneau speaks at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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Rena Latu & Family sing during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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Ahmir Parker, 9, watches his mother, Kelli Patterson, takes pictures during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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ANS Grand President Freda Westman and ANB Grand President Sasha Soboleff speak during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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Rep. Sam Kito III speaks at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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About 200 people attend the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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Jocelyn Miles sings the National Anthem as a U.S. Coast Guard District 17 Color Guard presents the colors during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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First Lady Donna Walker speaks at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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About 200 people attending the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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Father David Alexander of the St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church gives the invocation at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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A U.S. Coast Guard District 17 Color Guard presents the color during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

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The Juneau community celebrates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

Photos by Michael Penn | Juneau Empire

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