Wednesday Jan 13 2010 comments What does Martin Luther King Day mean to you? By: Stephanie Dumm, News Messenger Reporter -A +A Stephanie Dumm/News MessengerDorothy Lawrence, 86, Lincoln, retired?It?s the liberation of the blacks. I think everyone should have a chance.? Stephanie Dumm/News MessengerDavid Palacios, 58, Lincoln, semi-retired (pictured with Cora Palacios):?I think it?s a day to remember a great American for what he did for civil rights and African-Americans.? Stephanie Dumm/News MessengerJackie Perez, 22, Lincoln, bank teller?I guess it means a day of being thankful that things have changed.? Stephanie Dumm/News MessengerFrank Ramon, 64, Lincoln, songwriter/poet?I think the ideas he expounded on are just coming to the forefront and he was prophetic and ahead of his time. He will be remembered by history as one of the greatest leaders.? Stephanie Dumm/News MessengerKaren Rogers, 63, Lincoln, retired?He was one of the pioneer civil-rights leaders so he?s an icon.? Stephanie Dumm/News MessengerMary Zuber, 49, Sheridan, day care?I think it?s when everyone came together. It?s about time people stopped looking at the color of their skin but at who they are.?