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The 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration takes place Monday, Jan. 15.  It honors the life and legacy of King with a community celebration that features Keynote Speaker April Reign, creator of the viral hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, and the premiere of the opera “I DREAM” at Fountain Street Church.

Monday’s celebration is open to the public and is hosted in collaboration with Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids Community College, Davenport University and for the first time,  Opera Grand Rapids.

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Despite temperatures in the teens and blowing snow, hundreds gathered outside Zumberge Hall for a silent march commemorating the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

“The least we could to was come together, march in unity for that great cause that gave us some of the opportunities that we have today.”

That’s Bobby Springer, the Associate Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs at GVSU.

Muskegon Museum of Art

Many local organizations are celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day today. The Muskegon Museum of Art is hosting a Free Community Day with free admission, children's art activities, and more. Guests join us to tell us more.