The 39th annual Martin Luther King Jr. march on Monday works its way down East Yesler Way near 14th Avenue, heading from Garfield High School to downtown Seattle. (Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)
The 39th annual Martin Luther King Jr. march on Monday works its way down East Yesler Way near 14th Avenue South, heading from Garfield High School to downtown Seattle. (Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)
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Amid a swarm of strife, a source of strength at annual Seattle MLK Day march

The 2021 Seattle MLK Day event took place against a backdrop of a rising death toll from a pandemic that has disproportionately sickened Black and brown patients, scant progress on police reform despite a summer of thunderous protest and mounting threats from white supremacist and alt-right groups in the days before president-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.  VIEW Updated

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