Immigrants and refugees celebrate, too – Citizen.com

Let’s celebrate today and remember that every human beings has rights and deserves a good life. To those that need help, let’s give help – for those that can help, let’s get out their and help.

Immigrants and refugees celebrate, too – Full Article

By GAIL OBER
Article Date: Monday, January 21, 2008

Alan MacRae/for the Citizen GYLZHAN MURADOVA leads a group of women in dance during Sunday’s third annual MLK refugee celebration at Memorial Middle School.

For the third year in a row, the refugee and immigrant community joined with local friends and neighbors to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at a pot luck and dance at Memorial Middle School Sunday afternoon.

Umija and Rasim Gusinac left Bosnia seven years ago and said they celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King because, like themselves, he had a dream.

Immigration and tolerance the focus of annual breakfast – Full Article
Betty Reid
The Arizona Republic
Jan. 19, 2008 12:00 AM

Friday’s Martin Luther King Jr.”Living the Dream” awards breakfast in downtown Phoenix was seasoned with references to tolerance of immigration in Arizona.

More than 1,200 people attended the 22-year-old event that started with a 5K run and inspirational speeches at the Phoenix Convention Center.

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