Cape Gazette

Banquet honors 50th anniversary of a dream

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s words still inspire at 22nd annual event
Jan 24, 2014
Photo by: Deny Howeth The Rev. Dr. Vincent P. Oliver speaks of the long way the country has come in the civil rights movement, yet also discussed the need to continue the work with vigilance and not rest on past sucesses.

The 22nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. banquet celebrated the 50th anniversary King's "I have a dream" speech.

Speakers and participants shared the importance of continuing the spirit of unity King set forth.


Approximately 200 people attended the banquet dinner held at Cape Henlopen High School in Lewes Jan. 18. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Cagney France and Estelle Parker-Selby sing during the musical selection. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Mistress of Ceremonies Graceleane Gibbs-Tabler welcomes participants. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
The Rev. George Edwards delivers the invocation. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Marjorie Biles and Linda Duffy sing during the musical selection. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Entertainer Regina Parsons sings during the dinner. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Linda Duffy recognizes guests and groups at the dinner. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
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