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San Diegans Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King With Call To Action

The Rev. Ralph Abernathy, right, and Bishop Julian Smith, left, flank Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., during a civil rights march in Memphis, Tenn., March 28, 1968.
Courtesy of AP Photo/Jack Thornell
The Rev. Ralph Abernathy, right, and Bishop Julian Smith, left, flank Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., during a civil rights march in Memphis, Tenn., March 28, 1968.
San Diegans Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King With Call To Action
GUEST: Greisa Martinez Rosas, deputy executive director, United We Dream Subscribe to the Midday Edition podcast on iTunes,Google Play or your favorite podcatcher.

Today the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. is being honored across the country. Here in San Diego hundreds gathered for the 31st All Peoples Celebration held by Alliance San Diego.

The event is happening at Balboa Park Activity Center. This year's theme is MOVE.

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Immigrant youth leader Greisa Martinez Rosas is giving the keynote speech. She joins Midday Edition to talk about where the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. moves from here.