Rising to the Occasion: 2019 MLK Day March Photos

UO student Tre’von Robinson wearing an MLK hat

Tre’von Robinson, a University of Oregon student from Long Beach, Calif., listens as speakers address a crowd during a Martin Luther King Jr. rally outside Autzen Stadium Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Eugene. “Seeing all these people together is powerful,” he said. “It shows how much people care — how much people want to change not just this community, but the state of Oregon and the nation.” [Alex Powers/FLUX]

Crowds march west on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Eugene. More than 200 gathered for a rally outside Autzen Stadium, then walked nearly 2 miles downtown to the Shedd Institute. [Alex Powers/FLUX]

Members of the University of Oregon football team line up in a demonstration of support during a Martin Luther King Jr. rally outside Autzen Stadium Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 in Eugene. [Alex Powers/FLUX]

Facinet Sylla, of Eugene, dances in front of a crowd during a Martin Luther King Jr. rally outside Autzen Stadium Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Eugene. [Alex Powers/FLUX]

Sage Silverstein, left, and Sabrina Sanchez clasp hands as a choir sings during a Martin Luther King Jr. rally outside Autzen Stadium Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Eugene. Sanchez said she sees turmoil and mistrust in the national discourse. “Anything I can do do to support love is worth doing,” she said. Silverstein described her frustration with what she characterized as stagnant social progress. “I’ve been marching since ‘87, and nothing has changed,” she said. “It’s still here at our doorstep.” [Alex Powers/FLUX]

People stream around an off ramp from Coburg Road during a Martin Luther King Jr. march Monday, Jan. 21, in Eugene. More than 200 attended a rally, then marched nearly 2 miles downtown to the Shedd Institute. [Alex Powers/FLUX]