Beecher Terrace man receives MLK Freedom Award - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Beecher Terrace man receives MLK Freedom Award

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Beecher Terrace man is the recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Award 

Mayor Greg Fisher presented Manfred Reid the award at the 7th annual Keepers of the Dream Celebration on Monday. The award recognizes citizens who have dedicated their lives to promoting justice, peace, freedom, non-violence and racial equality. 

Reid has been a long-time advocate of affordable housing. He is a former real estate broker who lives in Beecher Terrace.

Reid says he's proud of the work he's done on projects that resulted in the redevelopment of public housing complexes in Louisville. 

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