Photojournalist Sarah Phipps spends the next few weeks on Martin Luther King Ave., interviewing residents, documenting their lives and investigating the impact of Dr. King's work.

Martin Luther King Jr.'s words inspire Millwood Academy students

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They are too young to have been among the crowd that heard Martin Luther King Jr. deliver one of the most famous speeches in America's history.

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A March to keep King’s dream alive

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Ricky Harris doesn’t get the holiday off work, but that hasn’t stopped him from attending the Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Oklahoma City the past 30 years. He takes a vacation day.

More Martin Luther King Jr. Day Coverage


  • King's legacy honored across U.S. with tributes, rallies

    By KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press | Published: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    Commemorative events and service projects were organized nationwide to celebrate the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy. In cities nationwide, demonstrators also used the occasion to protest persistent inequality.

  • Oklahomans celebrate life of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Published: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    A parade and other events in Oklahoma City honored the civil rights leader Monday on the national holiday.

  • Oklahoma musical artist marches to the drumbeat of history

    By Carla Hinton, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    Jahruba Lambeth, an Oklahoma musical artist known for his African drum performances, participated in the Oklahoma City sit-in movement and the historic March on Washington where Martin Luther King Jr. shared his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech.




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Photojournalist Sarah Phipps blogs her experiences as she immerses herself in the people and places along Martin Luther King Ave.

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