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Boise State students march to the State Capitol on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted at 3:58 PM, Jan 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-21 21:01:33-05

BOISE — Boise State students marched to the Idaho State Capitol Monday to spread the message of Martin Luther King Jr. who helped ignite the Civil Rights movement of the 1950's and 60's.

It's an annual event called the MLK Living Legacy Celebration and it started hours before the march, with students making signs and organizing their rally.

"I am bi-racial, my mother is Caucasian and my father is African-American and for them to live in any type of community and not be judged by they creation, which is me, is very important," said Ryann Banks a freshman who help organize the rally.

The students attempted to spread love by using the peaceful demonstration model that Dr. King showed the world back in the 20th century.

"Seeing people doing what he said by actually marching on the ground and engaging in social justice means the world to me," said Dele Ogunrinola a sophomore at Boise State. "It shows there are a lot of people who cared about the work he did."

To see more on the rally check out the video.