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2017 Essay and Poster Contest winners

Congratulations to the winners of the student poster/essay contest! OKC MLK Essay and Poster Contest Winners Announced The 2017 Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Essay and Poster Contest culminated with the Awards Presentation and Reception on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Evangelistic Baptist Church of Christ, located on…

34th Annual Tree of Life Commemoration of the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Oklahoma City Martin Luther King Jr. Coalition Presents Tree of Life Celebration Time For A Change is Now The 34th Annual Commemoration Of the life of Dr. Martin King Jr. April 4, 2017, 6:00 P.M., at the Oklahoma State Capitol

Rep. Mike Shelton named Honorary Parade Marshal for 2017

Former Oklahoma State Representative Mike Shelton was announced today as the Honorary Parade Marshal for 2017’s Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Parade. Rep. Shelton, a Democrat, represented District 97 in Oklahoma City from 2004 to 2016, when he was term-limited.

Dr. Belinda Biscoe to keynote 2017 Holiday Program and Celebration

OKLAHOMA CITY – Acclaimed civil rights activist and professor Dr. Belinda Biscoe will keynote the 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Program at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral located at N.W. 7th Street and Robinson in Downtown Oklahoma City.  The 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Program will begin at 12:15 p.m. on Monday,…