On Monday, people marched down College Street in Newberry in remembrance of the late Martin Luther King Jr. The crowd gathered at Miller Chapel A.M.E. on Caldwell Street at 9:30 a.m. and marched to Bethlehem Baptist Church singing songs, such as “Oh Happy Day.”
One marcher carries an American flag during the Martin Luther King Jr. march on Monday on College Street. He was joined by other marchers during the annual tradition organized by Travis Reeder.
Marchers young and old marched down College Street Monday in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr.
Bethlehem Baptist Church was packed Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. program and celebration where plenty of singing happened. The crowd was made up of younger students as well as older people who took time from their day off to remember the late Civil Rights activist.
Local entertainer Jeffrey Lampkin spoke some inspirational words and then delivered a song during the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Bethlehem Baptist Church Monday. Lampkin is a Newberry College alumni and former American Idol contestant. Lampkin brought the crowd to their feet during his performance.
Young and old sing praise songs during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Monday.