Oklahomans celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Photo Gallery 25/45

About 100 men, women and children participated in the Silent March, walking from the Freedom Center on N. Martin Luther King Avenue. then west on NE 23 Street to the Oklahoma History Center for speeches and a bell ringing ceremony; the march and bell ringing ceremony were among 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