Thursday, May 23, 2013
Martin Luther King Celebrations Set to Begin
(WOLO) COLUMBIA,S.C, --
Several events are slated to take place in honor of Martin Luther King Day Monday.
9:30 Monday morning hundreds are expected to gather at the Dome for a rally where the group will march to the State house.
At 10:15am on the North side steps of the Statehouse, the NAACP will hold a rally.
Noon: The President's Inaugural speech will be broadcast on the State house Lawn.
At 3pm there will be wreath laying ceremony to honor the late Dr. King and equality he died fighting for. That event will be held at the corner of Harden and Greene Streets.
Then at 4pm: The 25th Annual MLK Day celebration will kick off at MLK Park and Community Center at 2300 Greene Street.
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