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Long Islanders honor MLK's legacy on 50th anniversary of assassination

Two ceremonies in Nassau County honored the Rev. Martin Luther King's legacy Wednesday, April 4, 2018, on the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee. In Mineola, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration Committee of Nassau County hosted a commemoration at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building. In Rockville Centre, the Diocese of Rockville Centre held a special prayer service at St. Agnes Cathedral. (Credit: Newsday / Raychel Brightman; Jessica Rotkiewicz)