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Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The local commemoration of the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday begins Monday morning with the annual "We Have a Dream Breakfast.

The event, sponsored by the Rochester Branch of the NAACP, the Diversity Council, and the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce will take place at the Mayo Civic Center and will feature a keynote address by Kevin Lindsey of the Minnesota Humanities Center. Hundreds of local community members and leaders are expected to attend and honor the slain civil rights leader.

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The breakfast will be followed by the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom March Rally at the Mayo Civic Center at 10:30 AM and a Freedom March in downtown Rochester starting at 11:30 AM. The Rochester Civic Theater will host a Community Peoples Program at noon and the Commemoration and Birthday Party celebrating the life and accomplishments of Martin Luther King Jr. at 1 PM.

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