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Northwestern University Law Professor Sheila Bedi spoke about mass incarceration in the U.S. on Jan. 22

Photographer: Olivia Wallace

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Bruce Ergood, retired sociology professor, leads the crowd in a song at the conclusion of the Jan. 19 silent march in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Photographer: Robin Hecker

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Barb Harrison, director of the Campus Involvement Center, and student leaders, Shana Spade and Naa Djormor help volunteers sign in for the MLK Day of Service

Photographer: Jasmine Beaubien

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Take a closer look at the MLK Jr. Celebration [PHOTOS]

Events ran Jan. 15-24


The 2015 Ohio University Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration carried the theme, "Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr."

The annual celebration featured many great events, including the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Silent March and Brunch, Creative Arts as Activism open stage, a teach-in on social change and the Day of Service.

Take a look at the photos.

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Jerry Mobley, Tyrin Rome, William E. Johnson and other members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity lead the Silent March in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 19. Photo by Robin Hecker.

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Jeffrey Billingslea leads Anointed Praise in a song at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Brunch on Monday, Jan. 19. Photo by Robin Hecker.

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Jim Lucas, the keynote speaker of the 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. brunch, delivers a speech on the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 19. Photo by Robin Hecker.

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Bruce Dalzell performs during the Creative Arts as Activism open mic night at Casa Nueva on Jan. 21. Photo by Lauren Pond.

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Sharell Arocho sings during the Creative Arts as Activism open mic night at Casa Nueva on Jan. 21. Photo by Lauren Pond.

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Student Ryant Taylor recites a poem during the Creative Arts as Activism open mic night at Casa Nueva on Jan. 21. Photo by Lauren Pond.

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Grace Christian Center Pastor Leon Forte asks a question at the MLK and Strategies for Social Change: Then and Now event on Jan. 23. Most of the discussion centered on student activism. Photo by Olivia Wallace.

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Professor Emeritus Francine Childs makes a point during the Jan. 23 MLK and Strategies for Social Change: Then and Now event in the Baker University Center Front Room. Photo by Olivia Wallace.

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Student volunteers organize the storage space at The Gathering Place during the MLK Jr. Day of Service on Jan. 24. Photo by Jasmine Beaubien.

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Student volunteers for the MLK Jr. Day of Service slice bread for the United Campus Ministries Saturday lunch. Photo by Jasmine Beaubien.