Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Thomas O'Neil-White

Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy was celebrated in Buffalo over the weekend ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. On Saturday, community leaders re-dedicated a statue in the park bearing his name. Despite the celebrations, controversy over the statue has reigned since the day of its unveiling.

Chris Caya WBFO News

An annual Martin Luther King Day event, at the Buffalo-Niagara Convention Center, attracted several hundred people Monday. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown was the keynote speaker. Brown talked about "building the beloved community" called for by Dr. King.