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Columbus Holds Annual King Day Event This Afternoon

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Schools, federal and city offices are closed today for the Martin Luther King Junior Day Holiday. 

The City of Columbus holds its annual King Day march at East High School starting at 4 p.m. Marchers will walk around the neighborhood before returning to the school for a program featuring speeches and artistic peformances.  The Ohio History Center in Columbus will hold a series of holiday events today, with several programs documenting the work and life of King.  Among the exhibits is an examination of King's modern legacy. 

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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