SAN FRANCISCO — On January 20th, 1986, Martin Luther King Jr. Day was first observed.
33 years later, Dr. King’s legacy lives on.
Led by Mayor London Breed — hundreds of diverse people participated in the annual Martin Luther King Day march.
A new generation of Americans spoke how the words and teachings of Dr. King continue to inspire them today.
The Fil-Am community, including community members and activits, also was on hand to celebrate Dr. King’s legacy.
Marches were held in various parts of the country.
One of the country’s largest MLK Day marches is held in San Antonio, Texas — where according to the San Antonio Express news — over 100,000 people participated.
Dr. King’s holiday is always celebrated on the third Monday of January each year, which is around his birthday, January 15th.