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On Monday, January 18, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted a virtual interfaith service honoring the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in conjunction with the Trinity Baptist Church and BronxNet Television.

The event included remarks from Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., United States Senator Charles E. Schumer, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, New York State Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie, Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark, New York State Senator Jamaal T. Bailey, New York City Councilmember Kevin Riley, and Senior Pastor at Trinity Baptist Church Naomi Tyler-Lloyd.

Following the remarks, the event featured BronxNet’s coverage of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.’s 2018 service. The service was conducted by Pastor Naomi Tyler-Lloyd.

“We still have work to do to live up to the legacy and the teachings of Martin Luther King Jr., but I know that he would be proud of the diversity of our borough and the way we all come together to support one another, especially in this time of great need,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. “During a time when so many of us seek hope and healing, we must let Dr. King’s words continue to guide us while we strive to move forward as a borough and a nation.”

In her remarks, Pastor Naomi Tyler-Lloyd shares her belief that despite any current events, we should continue our work towards a just and honest society, where we can live peacefully among one another.

Video remarks can be viewed here.