OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahomans will also take part in commemorating Dr. King’s famous “I have a dream” speech.
Wednesday afternoon residents will gather at the Oklahoma History Center for a “Let Freedom Ring” bell ceremony at the exact minute King delivered the historic remarks.
The Oklahoma Legislative Black Caucus is putting on the event with a slate of speakers scheduled to speak.
The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. at the Walter Plaza of the Oklahoma History Center.
The bell ringing will start at 3 p.m.
Students here in Oklahoma City are also celebrating Wednesday’s anniversary.
Students at Martin Luther King elementary school will watch the “I have a dream” speech and participate in a march around the neighborhood near their school.
It begins at 1:30 p.m. near N.E. 50th St. and Kelley.