Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer Honors the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

(Sacramento) - On the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination, Assemblymember Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer (D-South Los Angeles) honored the civil rights leader’s legacy by presenting a resolution (ACR 198) to the State Assembly. Quoting Dr. King, Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer said, “There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular. But he must take it because conscience tells him it is the right thing to do.” Watch this Assembly Access video to learn more about the life and death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, and why lawmakers like Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer are working to keep his dream alive.