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Nicosia Garrison performs “Lift Every Voice to Sing” Monday night during the Celebrating the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. event at the Yavapai College Performance Hall.

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Celebration honors civil rights leader

Nearly 40 years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. people across the world gathered Monday, on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, to remember his legendary message of non-violence and his legacy of tolerance.At the Yavapai College Performance Hall in Prescott, people from the tri-city area also came together to enjoy fellowship between races and religions, to celebrate how far the nation has come in the struggle against discrimination, and to learn about how far we still have to go.