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43rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Parade

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
John Hope Franklin and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
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The 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. parade will take place Monday, Jan. 17 at 11 a.m. with the theme: Hope and Action: The Fierce Urgency of Now.

The parade route will pass through campus, and OSU-Tulsa and OSU Center for Health Sciences students, faculty and staff will be walking in the parade with Pistol Pete. 

Anyone who plans to participate in the parade, please report to John Hope Franklin and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard no later than 10:45 a.m. Please look for BOB (Big Orange Bus) and the OSU CHS Telemedicine bus which will be stationed at this location already.

All OSU students, faculty, staff and alumni are welcome to join us, no matter which campus you are affiliated with. No registration is needed, just meet us there. OSU-Tulsa is a long-time sponsor of the MLK Day Parade, and the parade route moves through our campus, so we appreciate your participation and support!

The parade will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m. at John Hope Franklin Blvd and Detroit and end on Archer and Elgin (near ONEOK Field). Masks are strongly encouraged.

Access to OSU-Tulsa main entrances will close at 7:30 a.m. Please access the campus from Pine & Greenwood and park in lots A or B to ensure an easy departure after the conclusion fo the parade. BOB will transport participants back to campus after we finish the route or you may walk back to campus. The parade route should take approximately 20 minutes to walk.

If you purchased an MLK parade shirt or sweatshirt, it will be available for pick-up Friday, Jan. 14 beginning at 2:00 p.m. at the Information Desk located in North Hall. We hope you can join us as we march to commemorate the legacy of Dr. King.

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Nekki Reagan-Neeley
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