Statement of Kirk Cox on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Former Virginia House of Delegates Speaker, retired teacher, and candidate for Governor Kirk Cox released the following statement Monday regarding Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

“Today, we honor Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., an extraordinary man who stood tall in the fight for change. The bravery and conviction Dr. King exhibited inspired millions, and his mission of peace, justice, and love encouraged us to live up to our nation’s highest ideal that everyone is created equal. Today and everyday we aspire to uphold the vision Dr. King sought for all Americans.”