Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Minnesota


1 Callie Lalugba, Principal at Harvest Prep School, left, and DeAndra Knighten, a BEST Academy board member, visit at the 23rd annual MLK Holiday Breakfast Monday, Jan. 21, 2012 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. 
2 Members of Fortress Choir, from Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, kick off the 23rd annual MLK Holiday Breakfast with the song "Clap Your Hands" Monday, Jan. 21, 2012 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. 
3 Eight-year-old Darah Harmon and her mother Tami Harmon watch a presentation about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, Jan. 21, 2012 at the annual holiday breakfast to celebrate the life of the slain civil rights leader. The Harmon family lives in Maple Grove and tries to attend the event each year. 
4 Ann Nesby and the Greater Praise Choir sing "Put a Little Love in Your Heart" at the 23rd annual MLK Holiday Breakfast Monday, Jan. 21, 2012 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. 
5 Children's Defense Fund founder and president Marian Wright Edelman spoke about education at the 23rd annual MLK Holiday Breakfast Monday, Jan. 21, 2012 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. 
6 Community leader and activist Josie Johnson reacts after kenote speaker Marian Wright Edelman's speech at the 23rd annual MLK Holiday Breakfast Monday, Jan. 21, 2012 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. 
7 Burnsville residents Gail and Bill Johnson, with their 15-month-old son Zedekiah sing "Happy Birthday" to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the close of the annual MLK Holiday Breakfast Monday, Jan. 21, 2012 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. 
8 Benjamin Gross of Eagan, Minn. marches with hundreds of others along Marshall Ave. in St. Paul, Minn. during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday celebration Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. 
9 A group of community members sing together during a march along Marshall Ave. in St. Paul, Minn. in celebration of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. 
10 Hundreds of people finish a community march at St. Paul Central High School in St. Paul, Minn. during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday celebration Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. 
11 Autumn Williams, 14, braves below zero wind chills as she waits to begin a march along Marshall Avenue in St. Paul, Minn. during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday celebration Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. 
12 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s likeness remains close at hand during a holiday celebration at St. Paul Central High School in St. Paul, Minn. Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. 
13 The Arts Us Pilgrim Baptist Church Youth Choir performs during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday celebration at St. Paul Central High School in St. Paul, Minn. Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. 
14 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday celebration attendees fill the auditorium at St. Paul Central High School in St. Paul, Minn. Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.