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How to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Oklahoma

COMMUNITY EVENTS Check websites for start times and further details. TULSA: Tulsa Martin Luther King Jr. Parade N. Detroit Ave. & John Hope Franklin Blvd. mlktulsa.com Founders’ Community Breakfast First Baptist Church North Tulsa facebook.com/FirstBaptistChurchNorthTulsa/ OKC: Silent March Starts at OKC Freedom Center, ends at Oklahoma History Center freedomcenterokc.org National Bell Ringing Ceremony Oklahoma History Center freedomcenterokc.org MLK Holiday Parade Starts at N.W. Sixth and Walker, ends at W. Reno and Walker freedomcenterokc.org Martin Luther King Jr. Day...

An Anticipated Centennial

In the classic novel The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck called Route 66 the “Mother Road.” In the 1930s, the paved road carried hundreds of thousands of Depression-era migrants from the Midwest to California in the hope of jobs and a better life. Years after the Depression, Route 66 took on the role of America’s main highway for adventure, beckoning...