Published: Sat, January 13, 2018
Medical | By Johnnie Horton

The story (and song) behind Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Farris Jr., who serves as president and CEO of the Martin Luther King Jr.

Trump's Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson also spoke, reminding all Americans to treat each other according to the content of their character and not the color of their skin.

The comments stood in jarring contrast to the president's previous remarks made to members of Congress during an immigration meeting Thursday, when he asked why the USA accepts people from "sh*thole countries".

City officials say when someone comes forward about a possible name change, they like to get community feedback. Farris Jr.'s remarks come a day after The Washington Post reported that Trump referred to certain nations as "s**thole countries" during a meeting with lawmakers.

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There was snow last year, CNN reported , but before that the last recorded snowfall was almost 40 years ago. While this week's Saharan snowstorm was unusual, "it's not like it's never happened before, Kaplan says".

Trump denied making the derogatory comments on Twitter Friday, only saying that "the language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used". Dick Durbin, the Illinois Democrat who was in the room when the president complained that people from those nations should not be welcomed as immigrants.

Donald Trump paid tribute to Martin Luther King Jr, one of the principal advocates of the civil rights movement, at a time when the US President is facing accusations of racism for his alleged insult of Haiti, El Salvador and several African countries. However, many saw it as Trump's way of using his sole African-American as a prop to show how "not" racist he is.

"We are proud to be partnering with Grace Centers of Hope as they have a far reaching impact on those in need in the community", Kevin McDaniel, mayor of Auburn Hills said.

He later added, "I thought he misspoke, and, as I said, I think President Trump is not a racist, but I do think he is racially uninformed".

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