March to honor the legacy of Dr. King

MLK Jr. Day march, 2014

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) Monday, January 19 is a day set aside to honor the work and memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. A tradition each year on the date is the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at Grand Rapids Community College.

This is the 29th year for the program, which includes some very special guests and activities. The keynote speaker is Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin. She turned her grief into advocacy and is inspiring people across the country to love and understand one another.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Sunday, January 18 – 6 p.m.
Living Word Christian Center
Speaker: Daniel Parker

Community Peace March
Monday, January 19 – noon
Begins and ends at GRCC Ford Fieldhouse

Commemoration Program
Monday, January 19 – 6:30 p.m.
Keynote Speaker: Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin

Other Activities

March
Monday, January 19 – 12:30 p.m.
Davenport University – Lettinga Campus

Silent March and Program
Monday, January 19 – 1 p.m.
Grand Valley State University, Allendale

Lecture and Program
Tuesday, January 20 – 10 a.m.
Davenport University – Lettinga Campus

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