MLK Celebration

Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Martin Luther King at a Civil Right march

2023 MLK Celebration

The 2023 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration featured CNN legal analyst Laura Coates, who spoke about the importance on continuing MLK's work, even in the face of opposition.

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About Laura Coates

Laura Coates is a CNN Host and Senior Legal Analyst who specializes in the intersection of civil rights and criminal prosecution. A former federal prosecutor, Coates served as Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia, as well as a Trial Attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, specializing in the enforcement of Voting Rights throughout the United States.

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