'It's about respect': Residents explore ways to continue King's legacy (VIDEO/PHOTOS)

Published: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 09:46 AM.

Jerry's granddaughter, J.R. Lewis — who sang "Lift Every Voice" and "We Shall Overcome" during the celebration — said she fears her peers don't fully grasp the significance of King's achievement.

"I honestly don't think (younger generations) fully realize the importance of it ... I think it's important that they learn," she said.

Contact News Bulletin Staff Writer Matthew Brown at 850-682-6524 or matthewb@crestviewbulletin.com. Follow him on Twitter @cnbMatthew.

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