The Coast Wide Martin Luther King Celebration Committee and state Rep. Sonya Williams-Barnes hosted a nonpartisan debate watch at The Almanett Hotel and Bistro in downtown Gulfport on Wednesday, Oct. 19. 2016.
The Coast Wide Martin Luther King Celebration Committee and state Rep. Sonya Williams-Barnes hosted a nonpartisan debate watch at The Almanett Hotel and Bistro in downtown Gulfport on Wednesday, Oct. 19. 2016. Gordon Jackson Special to the Sun Herald
The Coast Wide Martin Luther King Celebration Committee and state Rep. Sonya Williams-Barnes hosted a nonpartisan debate watch at The Almanett Hotel and Bistro in downtown Gulfport on Wednesday, Oct. 19. 2016. Gordon Jackson Special to the Sun Herald

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