Event at Northeastern Ill. Univ. honors MLK

January 13, 2011 3:28:37 PM PST
A celebration Thursday at Northeastern Illinois University honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Kuther King Junior.

A children's gospel choir filled the school's auditorium with singing. There was also a roundtable discussion about other leaders who risked their lives during the civil rights movement.

Award-winning author Lea Williams gave the keynote address.

The federal holiday for Dr. King will be Monday.