Faith, community leaders gather in Atlanta to celebrate MLK
ATLANTA - Faith, community and political leaders are gathered at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta to celebrate the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
The 47th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Commemorative Service is underway at the slain civil rights icon's spiritual home.
Calling the gathered crowd to remember her father's legacy, the Rev. Bernice King urged people to remember his message of nonviolence. King's sister, Christine King Farris, presided over the service.
The actor who plays the Rev. Martin Luther King in the movie "Selma" says he found the role deeply emotional. David Oyelowo choked up as he told the crowd that he felt the slain civil rights leader's pain, his "burden" and the love he had for his family. The actor says he stepped into King's shoes for a moment, and wondered "How did he do it?"
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