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Martin Luther King III To Speak At Kansas State

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The eldest son of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is coming to Kansas State University after raising concerns about President Donald Trump's recent remark about immigrants.

Martin Luther King III will give a lecture Jan. 25 in the university's Student Union. The lecture begins at 12:30 p.m.

King was critical Monday -- the holiday to honor his father -- after Trump was accused of using a vulgarity in a meeting to describe African countries and expressing a preference for immigrants from countries like Norway.

"When a president insists that our nation needs more citizens from white states like Norway, I don't even think we need to spend any time even talking about what it says and what it is," King said.

"We got to find a way to work on this man's heart."

The lecture in Manhattan is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. For more information, go to www.k-state.edu.