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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Awards Presented in Atlantic County

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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Awards Presented in Atlantic County
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Forrest Giilmore, head of Atlantic County’s Department of Family and Community Development,  presented the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King awards to two Atlantic County residents during the county's 24th annual MLK Commemorative Birthday Celebration on Friday, January 14 at the County Office Building, 1333 Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic City. Dr. Jacqueline McBride right, of Egg Harbor Township, and the founder of Love, Peace and Prosperity, and  Atlantic City native Turiya S. A. Raheem, a writer, educator and community volunteer, were recognized for upholding the principles of the slain civil rights activist who envisioned a color blind society and strove to end racial segregation and discrimination through civil disobedience and nonviolence based on the teachings of Gandhi. 

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