How Many Individuals Attend a MLK March Each Year?


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Hundreds of thousands of individuals attend a MLK-march each year; for example, San Antonio holds one of the largest Martin Luther King Day Marches each year with more than 200,000 people joining the 2.5 mile march. Many other large marches take place across the country each year.

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Nearly every other major city in the United States hosts an annual MLK, Jr. march, including Dayton, Seattle, and Austin, each of them providing detailed schedules and route maps on individual websites. Marches are also held at Universities, such as Vanderbilt, and public schools, such as Manhattan Country School in New York City, where eighth graders plan a march and celebration event each year for parents, staff, students, alumni and the public.

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