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Two-day Stockton event celebrates the work of Martin Luther King Jr.
Photos from last year’s Martin Luther King Jr. March in Stockton.

STOCKTON — The life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. is being celebrated Sunday and Monday at the Stockton Civic  Auditorium, 525 N. Center St.

The Sunday program starts at 6 p.m. 

The keynote speaker is Bishop Broderick Huggins. A Stockton native, Huggins is pastor of Saint Jams Missionary Baptist Church in Wichita, Kansas.

It features Stockton vocalists and choirs, community choirs, Stockton pastors and leaders, Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs.

Monday’s events start with registration at 9 a.m. for the Martin Luther King March. The march starts at 10 a.m. at the corner of Fremont and Center streets in front of the Stockton Civic Auditorium.

A youth program follows from noon to 4 p.m. It includes musical ensembles, praise dance, art project for children years 3 to 10, raffles, and vendors.

The two-day celebration is being staged by Ministers and Community United, Inc. The organization’s website is