The annual Martin Luther King Jr. also recognized as the MLK day unity breakfast took place at the North Hall of the Von Braun Center today’s morning. The event was packed with lots of music, guest speakers and food.

This year’s MLK day event was an awesome event where people from different part of the World came and paid tribute and respect, and people in Huntsville who are interested in promoting unity in the community.

MLK day event breakfast tickets were sold at $35 and began by 8 a.m.

The ceremony was held at Sweet Home Missionary Church in Athens by 11 a.m.

This year’s Speaker of the Day was Coach Laron White of Tanner High School.

The Round Island Male Chorus and the Athens High School Youth Chorus performed as well.

Also this year in honor of the late Councilman Jimmy W. Gill for the first time, the Jimmy W. Gill Youth Leadership Award was presented.

To learn more about the MLK day event and assist in your own little way click here…

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