August 29, 2014
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Occupy demonstrators from northern Nevada say
they'll take part in a global candlelight vigil on the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Organizers of Occupy Reno and Occupy Carson City say they'll gather in front of the Reno City Hall at 7 p.m. Sunday to remember the late civil rights organizer.
The vigil coincides with events scheduled across the globe and is spearheaded by Occupy Wall Street demonstrators. Protesters in New York will meet at Riverside Church in Harlem, where King delivered his "Beyond Vietnam" speech in 1967.
Vigil organizers say the Occupy movement seeks to honor King's fight for peace and equality.
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