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Providence accepting nominations for Martin Luther King Jr. Hall of Fame


PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island — The city of Providence is accepting nominations for the 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Hall of Fame awards.

The office of Mayor Jorge Elorza says nominees should be residents who have made meaningful contributions to acceptance, social justice, civil rights and equality in the city.

Letters of nomination no more than two pages long should specify how the nominee exemplifies the spirit of King's work. Nominations will be accepted until Jan. 29.

Nominees must live in Providence or have accomplished a significant amount of community work in the city.

Letters can be submitted by contacting the Providence Human Relations Commission.

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