The annual event centered on honoring the legacy of the civil rights icon while putting his work into contemporary context.
Cities throughout the state will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with events ranging from lectures to volunteering.
Speakers discussed inequality, social justice and role of the individual in spurring on social change.
Indiana University celebrated Martin Luther King Day with several events focusing on the civil rights leader’s impact and legacy.
Many groups offer service opportunities on MLK Day and tourist attractions around the state also offer free admission.
Nearly 50 years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, some say sexual orientation, gender and economic status need to be included in discussions about diversity.
Event opportunities this MLK day encourage education on topics such as science and adult literacy.
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 Martin Luther King Day celebration theme for 2013 is making a career of humanity.
Saturday was the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Today, south central Indiana celebrated his life with a series of community events.