Students, community members march in Natchitoches to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Students, community members march in Natchitoches to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The City of Natchitoches put on the March for Justice and Peace to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. (Source: KSLA)

NATCHITOCHES, La. (KSLA) - On Monday, Jan. 18, many members of the community gathered in Natchitoches to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day march in Natchitoches

A community march was held in which participants walked through town to the Dr. King monument near Texas Street and MLK Jr. Drive.

The City of Natchitoches put on the March for Justice and Peace to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.
The City of Natchitoches put on the March for Justice and Peace to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. (Source: KSLA)
The City of Natchitoches put on the March for Justice and Peace to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.
The City of Natchitoches put on the March for Justice and Peace to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. (Source: KSLA)

A number of students participated in the march as well. The featured guest speaker for the March for Justice and Peace was Dr. Timothy Jones.

Watch KSLA News 12 this evening for coverage of the march.

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