Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

King's Activism Honored.

Byline: Dan McKay Journal Staff Writer

Local marchers encourage people to tackle today's challenges, remember the dream all year long

Hundreds of people marched along Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue on Sunday calling for renewed activism in King's spirit and celebrating his accomplishments.

"We need to get charged up again, and there is no time like the present," said the Rev. Charles Becknell of the Success Institute of America, a nonprofit group. "There are many more battles to fight."

Becknell was among several speakers who addressed the marchers after they arrived at Civic Plaza in Downtown Albuquerque. The 30-minute walk started at the University of New Mexico about 3 p. …

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