WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich released the following statement in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which falls on Monday, January 21, 2013:
“Martin Luther King Day brings Americans together to reflect and celebrate the legacy of a man who dedicated his life to pursuing equality and civil rights. Dr. King inspired a nation to stand up against intolerance through the power of non-violence and peace."
“On this day of service, let us remember Dr. King’s lessons of compassion and rekindle his spirit in our neighborhoods and communities across New Mexico as we continue to work towards alleviating prejudice, poverty, and violence.”