COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) – Governor Nikki Haley will pronounce
Wednesday that August 28 will be designated "Let Freedom Ring Day" in recognition of American civil rights leader
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
honors Dr. King, Jr. for his dedication to improving American society by
promoting freedom, justice and equal opportunity for all people.
The proclamation comes as August 28 marks the 50th
anniversary of Dr. King's celebrated and iconic "I Have a Dream" speech during
the March on Washington for jobs and freedom in 1963.
Governor Haley encourages South Carolinians to honor the
event by ringing bells across the state Wednesday at 3 p.m.
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