January 20, 2014: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day was celebrated throughout Vicksburg beginning Saturday with a parade on Washington Street. The festivities started Monday morning with the 25th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Scholarship Breakfast at the Convention Center. Mrs. Myrlie Evers-Williams was the guest speaker and was presented with a key to the City by Mayor George Flaggs Jr. The event was sponsored by the Omicron Rho Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.  Later in the evening, Ms. Constance Slaughter-Harvey was the guest speaker at the Dr. MLK Day program at the city auditorium sponsored by the Vicksburg branch of the NAACP and the Blacks in Government organization.

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