This year's Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration begins with a youth-oriented event at Santa Rosa High School on Sunday, January 16th. The Following day, the traditional birthday observation activities will continue at Rev. Lee Turner's Santa Rosa Community Baptist Church.
Even for those how have lived through them, the changes of the past 43 years, since Dr. King's death, have been remarkable. Turner reflects on a recent reminder of just how different things were only half a century ago.