Local Dignitaries Honor Memory of Dr. Hector P. Garcia


CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Late civil rights pioneer Dr. Hector P. Garcia would have been 104 years old Tuesday, and local dignitaries got together Wednesday to remember his birthday and his legacy at the American Bank Center.

"He did so much for this community and for the entire United States in general," said his daughter, Cecilia Garcia Akers.

Akers is the head of the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Foundation, which is implementing its project titled "The Next 100 Years" to promote her father's legacy.

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Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation
Working to continue the message and mission of Dr. Hector P. Garcia