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Celebrating his legacy
OHIO march, speaker honor King's message  

Jan 20, 2009  
  
 
Ohio University celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on campus Monday with a silent march across College Green and a commemorative brunch in the Baker University Center Ballroom. About 60 people marched in honor of King, who led many silent marches to promote peace and justice during the black civil rights movement of the 1960s. Brunch keynote speaker Joe Rogers, former lieutenant governor of Colorado, invoked memories of King during his Dream Alive presentation. Rogers re-enacted a portion of King's "I Have a Dream" speech and inspired the crowd of more than 350 people to use King's messages to make a difference in the world today.
 
Betsy Keyes and Keith Mitchell prepare to lead the silent march.March participants cross Court Street
 
Sandra Hart holds her granddaughter during the memorial brunchJoe Rogers presents 'I Have a Dream'
 

CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: Betsy Keyes, a media resources coordinator at the College of Osteopathic Medicine, links arms with Keith Mitchell, a senior marketing major and member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity as they prepare to lead a march in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.; the marchers cross Court Street; keynote speaker Joe Rogers urges attendees to follow King's teachings; and Sandra Hart, holds her granddaughter, Alivyah Boards, at the Baker University Center brunch. Hart's daughter, Jessica Cross, an Ohio University senior, sits to her left.

-- Photographer: Carrie Pratt

 

 

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Giving voice to the dream:  http://www.ohio.edu/outlook/08-09/January/263.cfm 
  
  

Published: Jan 20, 2009 10:34 AM  



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