Commemoration to honor MLK

YOUNGSTOWN — The Baptist Pastors Council will sponsor a commemoration honoring the leadership legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at noon Tuesday at the Mahoning County Courthouse’s rotunda.

The event is being held on the 49th anniversary of King’s assassination on April 4, 1968.

The Rev. Gena Thornton will be the keynote speaker.

The MLK Testament of Hope scholarship recipients, Kemarra Boyd, Rae’ven Crum, Rachel Crum and Sunitera Dudley, will be recognized.