Unity Lives at 24th Annual MLK Unity March

Saginaw residents of all walks of life came together at the 24th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity March and Luncheon Monday, January 20 in honor of Martin Luther King Day.

Alpha Phi Alpha Iota Chi Lambda Chapter Sgt. at Arms Eddit Foxx speaking outside the Dow Event Center (Photo- Ric Antonio; WSGW)

Walking along N. Franklin St., more than a hundred people from various groups in the Great Lakes Bay Region joined together to celebrate the life and message of the late Reverend.

The march led to the Dow Event Center, where the Sergeant at Arms of the Iota Chi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Eddie Foxx spoke and invited others to share their messages to the community.

Superintendent Ramont Roberts giving this year’s Keynote Address (Photo- Ric Antonio; WSGW)

After his speech, marchers joined together for the luncheon, where Saginaw Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Ramont Roberts gave the keynote address, saying the fight for Dr. King’s dream is not over.

Awards and scholarships were also handed out at the event.