Martin Luther King celebrations are going on all around the area today.
S.P.A.R. hosts vents across Shreveport, including an educational seminar the Lakeside Community Center..
Speakers helped students and parents brush up on their civil rights history.
The senior manager there says its all about helping kids appreciate what they have today by learning where they came from.
"Sometimes they forget that it didn't come easy to others, but its coming easy to them. So we want them to know who really fought behind the scenes and in front of the scenes for what they have today," says senior director Norcha Bolden.
She says students also should learn more about Dr. King's legacy and non-violent approach in seeking social justice.
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