Hundreds took part in an annual Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration in Wichita Monday, co-sponsored by The Greater Wichita Ministerial League and Wichita State University.
This year’s event showcased a live broadcast of the second inauguration of President Barack Obama.
The audience erupted in applause while watching Obama take the ceremonial oath of office on a big screen at the WSU Metroplex.
Attendee Floyd Johnson, Sr. considered the day historic.
Jobless rate remains unchanged; Kansas officials to make anti-human trafficking announcement; Wichita to celebrate MLK day with several events.
Kansas Jobless Rate Unchanged at 5.4 Percent
A new report says the Kansas unemployment rate held steady at 5.4 percent in December while the state recorded modest job growth over the previous year.
The report from the state Labor Department also says last month's jobless figure was down one full point from December 2011.