First march and rally for MLK Day held in Fayette


Shown is a portion of the crowd that gathered at the Fayette County Courthouse to celebrate Fayette’s first Martin Luther King Jr. Day March and Rally on Jan. 21.

A historic first march and rally in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day was held in downtown Fayette on Monday, Jan. 21. The event was organized by the Fayette County Ministerial Alliance. The celebration began at the Fayette County Courthouse and continued through the streets of Fayette to the First Baptist Church on Martin Luther King Drive. An estimated crowd of more than 200 people participated in the celebration.

 


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