Stephen Williams closed his eyes and bowed his head. Within seconds, nearly a dozen people formed a circle around him and placed their hands on his head, arms and back.
“God bless you,” said Ronnie Chism, the pastor at New Mount Zion Baptist Church in San Francisco’s Bayview district.
As Chism finished his prayer, the remaining people, standing at the intersection of Lane Street and Shafter Avenue, patted Williams on the back before commencing on their march Saturday from the Bayview Opera House to the Martin Luther King Jr.
President Donald Trump signed a proclamation honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and civil rights work on Friday, just a day after reportedly making racist remarks toward Haiti and African countries.
Sign up today for service choice. Warm clothing / food donations accepted too. The City of Dunwoody invites citizens and community members to volunteer at the city’s Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day of Service, taking place Monday, ...
A popular day of service, Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrates the life of a man known for serving his community and who left a lasting impression of both peace, love, and equality. What better way to celebrate Martin Luther King J...