Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembered

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Americans throughout the country are reflecting today on Martin Luther King's legacy of racial equality and peace.

Yesterday, the eldest daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King evoked the civil rights movement while reminding those remembering her parents that America has not yet reached the promised land of peace and racial equality.

"We must keep reaching across the table and, in the tradition of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, feed each other," Yolanda King said Sunday at Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Today's holiday comes on the day Martin Luther King, Jr. would have turned 78. It's worth reading more about the civil rights leader's important legacy at CBSNews.com.

  • Melissa McNamara

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