State Rep. Wendell Gilliard (left) started the Martin Luther King Jr. Picture Awards 15 years ago. He and City Councilman James Lewis (second from left) honored this year’s recipients Wednesday night in the Burke High School Auditorium. Standing with their posters of King are award winners (from left) Martha Miller, Carrie Whipper, Jordan Lancaster, Diana Salazar, Sam Price, the Rev. Rob Dewey, the Rev. William Swinton Jr., Dean Riegel, Walter Wong, Martha Lou Gadsden, Capt. Dale Middleton, Pam Freeman, Kim Greene and the Rev. Lawrence Brantton.
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