The crowd sings along with Doyle-Wright to "Lift Every Voice and Sing," which is often identified as "The African-American National Anthem."
Sophomore Naomi Daugherty and senior Rikki Byrd perform a spoken-word poem as part of Monday's ceremony.
Senior Kaylan D. Holloway delivers the keynote speech Monday. Holloway is a member of the Legion of Black Collegians at MU.
Members of the student group His Life Dance Ministry prepare to light their candles at Monday's ceremony.
Crowd members hold their lit candles to celebrate Strickland's life. Strickland was MU's first tenured African-American professor.
Senior IeShia McDonald and sophomore LiRissa Lucas share a laugh while the rest of the group lights their candles.