Oklahomans celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Photo Gallery 16/45

Jaden Lewis, 5, stands with others holding American flags and posters as a few people make brief speeches and sing songs outside the Freedom Center before the Silent March begins; it is one of several events in the Oklahoma City area that allowed local residents to observe the national holiday honoring slain civil rights leader, Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman