Nate Wise of Graham discusses the historical importance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with his granddaughter Lillian Koch, 9, of Puyallup at the celebration of his birthday at the Tacoma Convention & Trade Center on Monday. Koch said she had been studying Dr. King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech in school. “We learned that he was trying to get black and white people to live together in unity,” she said. The personal collection of King memorabilia was brought to the event by Terri and James Broggin of Tacoma.
Nate Wise of Graham discusses the historical importance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with his granddaughter Lillian Koch, 9, of Puyallup at the celebration of his birthday at the Tacoma Convention & Trade Center on Monday. Koch said she had been studying Dr. King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech in school. “We learned that he was trying to get black and white people to live together in unity,” she said. The personal collection of King memorabilia was brought to the event by Terri and James Broggin of Tacoma. Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com
Nate Wise of Graham discusses the historical importance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with his granddaughter Lillian Koch, 9, of Puyallup at the celebration of his birthday at the Tacoma Convention & Trade Center on Monday. Koch said she had been studying Dr. King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech in school. “We learned that he was trying to get black and white people to live together in unity,” she said. The personal collection of King memorabilia was brought to the event by Terri and James Broggin of Tacoma. Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com

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