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Residents look to MLK day in wake of pandemic, civil unrest – Herald-Mail Media

EASTON — Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be celebrated on Monday, Jan. 18.

For many the holiday has an added importance this year, and some will be looking to slow down their lives as they look inward toward themselves — and outward at the state of the country in 2021.

MLK Day has always been important, but the holiday has taken on a whole new meaning this year in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, renewed racial justice protests and civil unrest, including most recently on Jan. 6 in Washington.

The year 2020 saw Talbot County confronted again by protests over the Talbot Boys Confederate statue