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Union celebrates MLK Day

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GSU President Pogue: ‘Never forget the past’
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Submitted photo Union Parish marked its first celebration in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Saturday.

Speaking to scores of people in Farmerville’s Willie Davis Jr. Recreation Center, Grambling State University President Frank G. Pogue said, “We can’t live in the past, but we must never forget the past.”

“See all Americans, especially our young ones, need to walk through our political, social and economic experiences so they can understand what our race was facing,” said Pogue, the keynote speaker at Union Parish’s first celebration in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Saturday as he shared personal experiences from his youth and college years at Alabama State University.

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