Prince Harry, Meghan Donated Black-Owned Food Trucks to Honor MLK Day

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Prince Harry and his wife Meghan marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by sponsoring Black-owned food trucks for the center led by his daughter in Atlanta. 

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day by providing nourishment from some Black-owned businesses.  

On Monday, the pair donated Black-owned food trucks to Atlanta’s King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, a gesture the civil rights icon’s daughter said she was “so grateful for” on Twitter. 

According to The Hill, a spokesperson for Harry and Meghan confirmed that food trucks Paige’s Pastries & Bistro and Parlay Savory Saloon provided free lunches to site staff and volunteers. 

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A collection drive consisting of items for the unsheltered and homeless, a voter registration and education campaign and a march and rally were among the events held by the King Center in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, or The King Center, was founded in 1968 by Mrs. Coretta Scott King and remains dedicated to “ensuring that the King legacy not only remains relevant and viable, but is effectively leveraged for positive social impact,” per its website.

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