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About 40 Bemidji residents participated in the Bemidji Freedom Walk Thursday evening from the Tourist Information Center to Bemidji State University to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. The walk was followed by a program in Beaux Arts Ballroom with guest speaker Annie B. Henry. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Bemidji Freedom Walk: Group gathers at BSU to remember Martin Luther King Jr.

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The pounding of the Kingbird Singers' drums pulsated throughout the Beaux Arts Ballroom Thursday evening as the drummers sang the "Honor Song," a symbolic gesture reflecting Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy.


The 12th annual Martin Luther King Freedom Walk was held Thursday at Bemidji State University in honor of King and Black History Month, which is February.

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