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mlk photo Players speak out for MLK Day

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with President Lyndon B. Johnson in the background March 18, 1966 at the White House. (Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)

This three-day weekend marks the 25th anniversary of the recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Athletes from the local teams have taken time to share their thoughts today on Twitter.

Rockets point guard Kyle Lowry: Mlk day means a lot to me! thanks for having a dream!sidenote it’s a 2pm game I’m all messed up right now o yeah belbivdevo is halftime show

Texans defensive end Jesse Nading: Happy MLK Day.. #enlightened

Texans cornerback Jason Allen: In honor of MLK–> “Faith is taking the first step, Even when you don’t see the entire staircase.”

Texans fullback Vonta Leach: “The ultimate measure of a man isn’t where he stands n moments of comfort&convenience;, but where he stands @ times of challenge&controversy;” #MLK

Texans running back Chris Ogbonnaya: “Thx you Dr. King for what you stood for. Your struggle created an advancement for all races and ethnicities, not just African-Americans.”

Texans receiver Andre Johnson: In the MLK parade today

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