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Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Day Celebration

MLK Painting Dedication

City of Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins, Dr. Lloyd Jacobs, Dr. Shanda Gore and artist Mr. Aaron Bivins

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Day Celebration is a joint effort between The University of Toledo and City of Toledo. The celebration takes place annually on the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. This year's event will be on Monday, January 19 from 9 - 11 a.m. in UT's Savage Arena. For more information, click here to "like" the event on Facebook.

The 2014 celebration was held on Monday, January 20 in Savage Arena. The event featured the Toledo Interfaith Mass Choir, the Toledo Youth Choir, the MADD Poets Society, and much more. UT presented the Dr. Martin Luther King Scholarships four deserving students and Mr. Aaron Bivins, UT alum, dedicated an original piece of artwork honoring Dr. King.

MLK 14 Crowd

The entire ceremony was broadcast live on WGTE, click here to watch the broadcast.

Brief History

For the past 13 years the University of Toledo, the City of Toledo and numerous other community partners have come together to celebrate legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., In previous years more than two thousand students, faculty, staff and community members attended the ceremony in UT's Savage Area while thousands of others watched live on TV.

 

 

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