Cunningham And Barnes Lead Trigg County Martin Luther King Celebration

A sizeable crowd huddled under the pavilion at West Cadiz Park to hear the message of Martin Luther King from two Trigg County High School students.

Bianca Cunningham and Dasha Nsubuga Barnes were the featured speakers for the 28th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. program Monday, January 16. Although the annual march was canceled due to heavy rain, the program continued at West Cadiz Park. Cunningham says Dr. King’s message is evident in our society today.

click to download audioCunningham says her generation needs to continue to learn the lessons Dr. King taught.

click to download audioBarnes says his message of non-violence is still evident today.

click to download audioBarnes adds equal treatment is one of the key lessons, with adversity not deterring Dr. King from his goal.

click to download audioGenesis Express President George Radford says the organization plans to use youth such as Bianca Cunningham and Dasha Barnes to reach younger students who are facing challenges.

click to download audioThe program included the singing “My Country Tis of Thee”, Lift Every Voice and Sing”, and “America the Beautiful. Dexter Hopson and Second Baptist Church Pastor Reverend Terry also participated in the service, along with Jonathon White from Genesis Express.

2023 Cadiz Martin Luther King Program