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Freedom Center honors Martin Luther King Jr. today

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Dr. Martin Luther King Junior will be remembered in ceremonies and conversations around the world today and there are many ways to participate here in the Tri-State.

FOX19's Kelly Rippin is live at the Freedom Center with more on what the community can do today.

Freedom Center's Natalie Hastings tells FOX19 that the Freedom Center is the place to be for Martin Luther King Day.

This morning, the Freedom Center will hold a breakfast honoring the life and legacy of Dr. King that kicks off at 8:00 a.m.

Tickets are sold out for the breakfast but immediately after the public can attend the Martin Luther King Day March starting outside the Freedom Center at 10:30 a.m.

The march will continue up to Fountain Square for a prayer service and then on to Music Hall for an their annual commemorative celebration at 12:00 p.m. 

Hastings tells FOX19 that the Freedom Center will be open all day, free to the public. Starting at 11:30 a.m., the Freedom Center will show the film Letter from Birmingham Jail. That film is based on Martin Luther King's life and will be shown every hour until 3:30 p.m.

To view a full list of Martin Luther King Junior events in the Tri- State, click here.

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