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Mayor of Buffalo declares June 11 annual Warrior King Day

Published:Tuesday | June 13, 2017 | 3:17 PM

Byron W Brown, Mayor of the City of Buffalo, on Sunday, (June 11) declared the day as Mark 'Warrior King' Dyer Day during the Sankofa Days Block Party, part of the 42nd Juneteeth Festival in Buffalo, New York.

An obviously shocked Warrior King, born Mark Dyer jumped with joy.

“I never expected it. This is definitely a huge milestone in my musical career. I thank Mayor Brown, my fans in New York and supporters all across the world for taking in the messages of purity, truth, strength and love which I try to deliver through my songs. Jah know, I feel so blessed,” said the internationally acclaimed reggae singer.

Mayor Brown, made the presentation to the singer following his performance at the Juneteenth Festival hosted at 143 Broadway Avenue. 

(Read more in tomorrow's Gleaner)