Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at University of Central Oklahoma runs through Friday - Article Photos 13/50

Joyce Jackson serves as mistress of ceremonies for the Midwest City Martin Luther King, Jr. prayer breakfast in the Reed Center; 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, Jackson also was the MLK Committee chairperson. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman