Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration Commissioner Dennis Laffoon said the day holds an important message that should extend beyond the night’s celebration.
The keynote address was given by Sonia Sanchez; a poet, professor and lecturer on black culture and literature.
Spelling bees are normally contested by children. On Friday, supporters of the Monroe County Community School Corporation held a bee for children.
Members of the Bloomington community gathered Monday to commemorate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Tuesday night, WTIU partnered with the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network to recognize more than one-hundred unsung heroes.