January 21, 2008 | 12:00 a.m. CST
Mary Ratliff, president of the Columbia NAACP, speaks during the Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration Monday at the memorial in his honor on 800 S. Stadium Blvd. A motorcade departed from the MKT memorial for the Second Missionary Baptist Church on 407 E. Broadway where the congregation gathered in King's honor.

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