Powery Challenges Durham Government Employees to Follow King's Example

Duke Chapel dean speaks at government employee celebration

Powery at MLK event

Rev. Luke Powery, dean of Duke Chapel, was one of the featured speakers at the Durham City-County government employees' commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr., held Wednesday, Jan. 15, at First Presbyterian Church.

Powery challenged the employees to continue King's work of non-violence to fight injustice.

Other speakers included Mayor Pro-Tempore Cora Cole-McFadden and Michael Page, chair of the county Board of Commissioners.  A government employee choir provided music.