In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an annual peace march departed from St. James African Methodist Episocopal church around noon. The procession met others honoring King at a rally in City-County Plaza, complete with music and speeches from community leaders.
The event was organized by the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Assocation of Asheville and Buncombe County.
Scroll through the slideshow to see more images from the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Peace March and Rally. (Carrie Eidson/ Mountain Xpress)