Sunday, January 17, 2010

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, events around town........

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was a minister, father, educator, peaceful, resourceful along with being a civil rights leader, who's, life was shortened. Yet, in a short span of time, he made a remarkable change in America.

On Monday, January 18, 2010, is the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr national holiday and many events are planned. Here is a list of events spinning around the New York City area:

Brooklyn Academy of Music annual event
24th Annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Danny Glover anchors this year’s celebration: In addition to a speech by theLethal Weaponactor, the event includes performances by Brooklyn’s New Life Tabernacle Mass Choir and beat-boxer Kenny Muhammad. Plus, catch a screening of the documentarySoundtrack for a Revolution, about the music that drove the civil-rights movement.FREE BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Ave between Ashland Pl and St. Felix St, Fort Greene, Brooklyn (718-636-4100, Mon 18 at 10:30am.

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MLK 2010 Facility Award Reception
The New York University Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award is presented to recognize faculty members who exemplify the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. through their positive impact within the classroom and the greater New York University community. We recognize and honor these faculty awardeesfor their scholarship, social or political activities that serve as inspiration for students to dream! Offered as part of MLK Week at NYU, and sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Center for Multicultural Education and Programs.
Martin Luther King Day Celebration featuring Harlem's Gospel Choir @ BB King's


York College Community Commemorative Quilt Committee 11th Annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King and Art and Quilt Exhibit.
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