Arkansans Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Democrats took to the streets to meet and greet at MLK events across the state on Monday, January 18, to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. From Little Rock to Arkadelphia, thousands gathered to remember Dr. King and his commitment to public service.

Left to right, Top Row: Sherry Tolliver receives the Golden Hands Award presented by Representative George McGill in Ft. Smith; Senator Linda Chesterfield, NAACP President and CEO Cornell Brooks, and Representative Eddie Armstrong at the MLK Message at Bethel A.M.E. in North Little Rock; Senator Joyce Elliot at the Marade in Little Rock. Second Row: Jason Smedley at the Marade in Little Rock; Mosaic Templars Cultural Center’s Day of Service participants clean Mt. Holly Cemetery; Dianne Curry at the Marade in Little Rock. Third Row: Pulaski County Justice of Peace Lilie McMullen, Cornell Brooks and friend at the Bethel A.M.E. in North Little Rock; services at St. Paul A.M.E. in Arkadelphia. Fourth Row: Little Rock NAACP program at Arkansas State Capitol; Marade in Little Rock; Representative and Mrs. Charles Blake participate in the Marade in Little Rock. Last Row: Unity Parade at University of Central Arkansas in Conway.