Oklahomans celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day 19/45

Participants in the Silent March carry a banner in front of their group as they walk west on NE 23 from Martin Luther King Ave; 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