The vigil serves as a reminder of Dr. King’s life and legacy and the sharing of his philosophies of social equality and multiculturalism. The event, which is free, is co-sponsored by the Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission and Winthrop Rockefeller Institute.
A barbecue served immediately following the morning ceremony is available to all of those who attend and is expected to have several Arkansas legislators in attendance. This event is free and open to all ages, but prior confirmation of attendance is requested. Online registration is available. You can also RSVP by phoning 501-683-1300 or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also being observed this year is the 100th anniversary of the birth of the late Arkansas Governor, Winthrop Rockefeller. Activities are being held throughout the year in honor of Mr. Rockefeller and his legacy to Arkansas.