MLK Day 2017 

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Mark McKenna
Liz Smith, president of the Eureka NAACP chaper, and Officer Groszmann of the Arcata Police Department at the start of the march.
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EPD Chief Andrew Mills calls for the crowd to move in closer so they can start the march from EPD Headquarters to the Adorni Center.
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People applaud as Chief Andrew Mills thanks the crowd for coming to the march.
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Pastors Bethany and Jason Cseh and their children held signs of love over hate as they marched down C Street in Eureka.
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The crowd stretched for a several blocks as they made their way fro EPD Headquarters to the Adorni Center on Monday.
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Chief Mills joins the crowd on the march with Lorna Bryant.
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The crowd stretched for several blocks as they marched down 3rd Street in Eureka.
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A man carried a photo of Martin Luther King Jr. with the words I have a dream.
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Humboldt turned out with many a homemade sign.
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Pastor Jason Cseh carried his son on his shoulders during the march.
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EPD Chief Andrew Mills took a photo on his cell phone of the marchers.
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EPD Chief Andrew Mills shook hands with a woman in a Black Lives Matter T-shirt at the march.
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One marcher carried a combination sign and bouquet.
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Jeff Thomas of Eureka sings "We Shall Overcome" with the crowd and other members of the Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir. Thomas said it was important to be out here to show some unity instead of being divided.
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Humboldt State University Police Chief Donn Peterson greeted marchers as they entered the Adorni Center following the march.
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Master of Ceremonies Lorna Bryant addressed the crowd at the Adorni Center following the march.
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NAACP Chaplain Wallace Boveland provided the invocation at the Adorni Center.
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NAACP Eureka Branch President Liz Smith, second from right, and Donna Landry say the Pledge of Allegiance.
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Supervisor Rex Bohn stunt doubled as a flag pole during the Pledge of Allegiance.
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The crowd applauded Chief Andrew Mills for helping to organize the march.
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NAACP Eureka Branch President Liz Smith thanked the white people in crowd for coming reminding the audience that white people helped found the NAACP both locally and nationally out of concern over the treatment of people of color.
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Mark McKenna
Liz Smith, president of the Eureka NAACP chaper, and Officer Groszmann of the Arcata Police Department at the start of the march.

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