Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his famous I Have a Dream speech during the Aug. 28, 1963, march on Washington, D.C. Courtesy: U.S. Navy
Sunday, Jan. 20: Walk in Peace, 5:30 p.m., procession forms at 5:15 p.m. at Seventh Street and Cincinnati Avenue and marches to 13th Street and Boston Avenue.
Following the peace walk, an Interfaith Commemoration Service will begin at 6 p.m. at Boston Avenue United Methodist Church.
Monday, Jan. 21: The MLK Parade will air from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. on RTV (8.3). Cox Cable Channel 131 and will also be live-streamed online. Tulsa's Channel 8's Kristin Dickerson and Yvonne Lewis will be hosting the parade. For a map of the parade route, click here.
In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, City Hall and other city offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 21. The City of Tulsa's 24-hour emergency number will remain active, 596-9488.
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