(MURFREESBORO) The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. march from Central Magnet School to the Patterson Center has been cancelled due to the icy weather. In addition, the event at MTSU has also been dropped due to the weather.
Central Magnet School March Cancelled
March Coordinator Shawn Brown told NewsRadio WGNS that they decided to cancel Monday's event because of the icing conditions coupled with temperatures not expected to rise much above freezing.
MTSU's MLK Event Cancelled
At Middle Tennessee State University, the 2022 MLK Celebration and Candlelight Vigil, has also been canceled due to inclement weather.
The Intercultural and Diversity Affairs Center invites the campus and wider community to join in watching last year’s event in celebrating the life, legacy and contributions made by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Organizers are anticipating having this year's scheduled keynote speaker, Adonijah Bakari, associate professor of history and director of the Africana Studies program, give his remarks during Black History Month.
Once again, annual Martin Luther King, Jr. march from Central Magnet School to the Patterson Center has been cancelled, along with MTSU's activities cancelled. Instead, the university will have a virtual event with running a video recording of last year's activities.