MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
JANUARY 15TH 1928 – APRIL 4TH 1968
A Baptist minister and social activist, who led the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the mid-1950s until his death by assassination in 1968.
Born on January 15th 1929 the world will celebrate and honor the life and legacy of one of our great African American leaders on January 20th 2014. I have put together a list of annual events that will take place on that date throughout New York City. For events in your area check your local newspaper.
BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF MUSIC (BAM)
January 20 at 10:30am in the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. The celebration brings together artists and civic leaders to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. King. This year’s keynote address will be delivered by revolutionary activist Angela Davis, Jazz and soul singer José James and the Christian Cultural Center Choir. The program will also include remarks by BAM President Karen Brooks Hopkins, Medgar Evers College President Dr. Rudolph F. Crew, and master of ceremonies Brooklyn Borough President-elect Eric Adams in an inspiring tribute to Dr. King’s enduring legacy.
NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK
House of Justice 106 West 145th Street , New York, NY 10039 on January 20th, 2014 at 1pm the National Action Network will host their Annual King Day Public Forum
A Day of Celebration Honoring
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Realizing the Dream
Date: Sunday, January 19, 2014
Time: 2:00PM – 3:30PM
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