MONROE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)- The Aberdeen-Monroe County Chapter of the NAACP honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a Life and Legacy celebration.
April 4th is the 53rd anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination.
Organization and community members gathered at the General Lee Young Park for a morning parade.
Following, folks attended a celebration at City Hall to paid tribute to King’s years of service.
The program recognized two recipients for the MLK Jr. Salute for Service Award.