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The Annual County-wide Celebration commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s legacy by bringing together community members from Champaign County to celebrate the mission, teachings, and legacy of Dr. King. This year’s featured keynote speaker is Dr. Derek Barber King, Sr., son of Reverend Dr. Alfred Daniel Williams King, Sr., the only brother of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. More information available at go.illinois.edu/MLK2022.
- Janice Walker – Recipient of the Doris Hoskins Prestigious Community Service Award
- Courage Connection – Recipient of the James R. Burgess, Jr. – Susan Freiburg Humanitarian Award
- James TYGAR Corbin – Recipient of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Outstanding Achievement Award
Sponsored by the MLK Advocacy for Justice Committee, Inc. in partnership with the MLK Countywide Committee and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
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