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Grambling State University students marched through campus during a candlelight celebration for Martin Luther King Jr. Monday.

A Grambling city councilwoman spoke to more than 100 people Monday at Grambling State University about the message of Martin Luther King Jr.

Councilwoman G. Denise Dupree said King dreamed and civil rights leader Malcolm X fought for rights by any means necessary.

“We should aim to be like this,” she said. “Dream big and achieve by any means necessary.”

Dupree said she also challenges everyone to stay active in politics locally, not just nationally.

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