Mercy College Hosting Martin Luther King Jr. Day Peace Walk

Clay Curtis
January 22, 2019

The Twitter feed for the Florida State Seminoles' recruiting page sought to celebrate Martin Luther King Day with a graphic featuring a photo-shopped image of the civil rights icon wearing a Nike receiving glove. He delivered it to a crowd of about 250,000 in 1963, during a march on Washington.

Here's a quick overview of what's open and what's closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Travelers missed their chance to relive the civil rights leader's legacy and many others were anxious they could not visit the sites during the upcoming federal holiday honoring King.

During an appearance on CBS News" "Face the Nation' Sunday, Pence voiced his support for Trump and finding a compromise solution with Democrats before reflecting on the forthcoming day to honor Dr. King. The parade is part of Grand Strand Freedom Week that runs through January 26, featuring events to honor MLK.

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Through Thursday's close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average had gained more than 4% so far in January, while the S&P 500 was up about 5% and the Nasdaq had added nearly 7% in value.

However, Vice President Mike Pence was criticized over the weekend for comparing President Trump to Martin Luther King Jr. while defending the president's plan for a border wall.

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