Local Artist Honors Martin Luther King, Junior

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One Brazos Valley artist has put paint to canvas to honor those who fought for our freedoms.

Robert Schiffhauer's latest work, includes several portraits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior.

The artist says he wants people to remember King's victories and sacrifices.

"People who resist these policies, racial policies that are based on hatred, are the people I honor and pay tribute to," Artist Robert Schiffhauer said.

The portraits are on display at the Brazos Valley African American Museum.

The museum will be open on Monday to celebrate King's birthday.