[Photos] Atlanta commemorates MLK Day The GA Voice Editors January 17, 2012 Today in Gay Atlanta To view more photos from this gallery, please click here. Martin Luther King Jr. March and Rally The annual Martin Luther King Jr. march and rally took place Jan. 16, 2012, with thousands of people marching on Auburn Avenue from Peachtree Street to Jackson Street and ending at the King National Historic Site where speakers included State Sen. Nan Orrock (D-Atlanta), LGBT activist Paulina Helm-Hernandez and Bernice King, the new CEO of the King Center. A small contingent of LGBT activists marched alongside Obama supporters, unions, anti-war protesters and Occupy Wall Street activists. (Photos by Dyana Bagby) To view more photos from this gallery, please click here. Photos: Attendees at the 11th annual Bayard Rustin/Audre Lorde Community Breakfast (top). A group of teenagers participate in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. March and Rally. (by Dyana Bagby) SHARE ON Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website × 7 = forty nine Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.