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Over the past several days, communities and residents across Western North Carolina celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with breakfasts, speeches, rallies, marches, prayer services and more.
Shown in the photo gallery below, Carolina Public Press photographer Colby Rabon’s photos captured some of the events in Asheville and Buncombe County organized by the Martin Luther King Association of Asheville and Buncombe County.
They included a rally, march and a candelight service, all of which attracted an estimated 700 residents.