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Published: 1/20/2014 - Updated: 9 months ago


13th Annual MLK Unity Celebration

Toledoans honored the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, through song and speeches during the 13th annual unity celebration at the University of Toledo. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Arielle Campbell, assistant director of the Toledo Community Youth Choir, performs during unity celebration. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Arielle Campbell, assistant director of the Toledo Community Youth Choir, performs during unity celebration.
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Joan Bolden, of the Toledo Interfaith Mass Choir, holds the program for the celebration. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Joan Bolden, of the Toledo Interfaith Mass Choir, holds the program for the celebration.
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Simone Black, 14, holds Ridge Wormely, 7 months, during the MLK celebration at The University of Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Simone Black, 14, holds Ridge Wormely, 7 months, during the MLK celebration at The University of Toledo.
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Honor Guard members, from left, USMC Sgt. Jake Ferguson, Navy YN1 Jimmie Moore , and Airman Brianna Binkley, salute the flag at the University of Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Honor Guard members, from left, USMC Sgt. Jake Ferguson, Navy YN1 Jimmie Moore , and Airman Brianna Binkley, salute the flag ...
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Misha Hemphill sings the National Anthem at the beginning of the unity celebration. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Misha Hemphill sings the National Anthem at the beginning of the unity celebration.
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Jay'Mar Robinson, 13, center in red, joins members of the Young Men of Excellence, in listening to speeches during the unity celebration. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Jay'Mar Robinson, 13, center in red, joins members of the Young Men of Excellence, in listening to speeches during the ...
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Dr. Derrick Roberts directs The Toledo Interfaith Mass Choir. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Dr. Derrick Roberts directs The Toledo Interfaith Mass Choir.
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Dr. Derrick Roberts conducts The Toledo Interfaith Mass Choir during the event at the University of Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Dr. Derrick Roberts conducts The Toledo Interfaith Mass Choir during the event at the University of Toledo.
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Members of The Toledo Interfaith Mass Choir perform during the Martin Luther King, Jr., Day celebration at The University of Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Members of The Toledo Interfaith Mass Choir perform during the Martin Luther King, Jr., Day celebration at The University of ...
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Members of The Toledo Interfaith Mass Choir perform during the unity celebration. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Members of The Toledo Interfaith Mass Choir perform during the unity celebration.
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Phillip Conley, right, holds his daughter Jasmine Conley, 4, while waiting at the piano to play. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Phillip Conley, right, holds his daughter Jasmine Conley, 4, while waiting at the piano to play.
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Dmarea Rankin, 10, left, Teryaon Perrin, 10, center, and  Toledo Public Schools Superintendent Romulus Durant, right, with the Young Men of Excellence, take the Enlarge | Buy This Photo Dmarea Rankin, 10, left, Teryaon Perrin, 10, center, and Toledo Public Schools Superintendent Romulus Durant, right, with the Young Men ...
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MADD Poets Society member Trayvone Mathis, 19, performs a poem during the unity celebration. Enlarge | Buy This Photo MADD Poets Society member Trayvone Mathis, 19, performs a poem during the unity celebration.
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Vanice Williams, left, girls mentoring director of MADD Poets Society, and David Bush, right, founder and executive director of MADD Poets Society, listen to speeches. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Vanice Williams, left, girls mentoring director of MADD Poets Society, and David Bush, right, founder and executive director of MADD ...
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Ray Wood, NAACP President, right, shakes hands with Unity Award Winner Sam Robinson, left, during the unity celebration. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ray Wood, NAACP President, right, shakes hands with Unity Award Winner Sam Robinson, left, during the unity celebration.
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Ray Wood, NAACP President, center, laughs with Jeff O'Connell, left, from Paramount, and Sam Robinson, Unity Award Winner, right, during the unity celebration. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ray Wood, NAACP President, center, laughs with Jeff O'Connell, left, from Paramount, and Sam Robinson, Unity Award Winner, right, during ...
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Jonathan Williams, 14, plays drums with The Toledo Community Youth Choir. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Jonathan Williams, 14, plays drums with The Toledo Community Youth Choir.
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Mistress of Ceremonies Kristian Brown, left, and Master of Ceremonies, Tony Rios, right, enjoy the Martin Luther King, Jr., celebration. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Mistress of Ceremonies Kristian Brown, left, and Master of Ceremonies, Tony Rios, right, enjoy the Martin Luther King, Jr., celebration....
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Mayor D. Michael Collins, left, and Dr. Lloyd Jacobs, President, University of Toledo, shake hands with artist Aaron Bivins, center, who donated a watercolor he created of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to The University of Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Mayor D. Michael Collins, left, and Dr. Lloyd Jacobs, President, University of Toledo, shake hands with artist Aaron Bivins, center,...
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Members of the Toledo Community Youth Choir perform during the unity celebration. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Members of the Toledo Community Youth Choir perform during the unity celebration.
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Members of the Toledo Community Youth Choir perform. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Members of the Toledo Community Youth Choir perform.
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