Tickets cost $40 and are available at the BJCC ticket office Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. A celebration of MLK’s legacy from 2 p.m.to 5 p.m.
The annual Dr. King celebration serves as a time to not only promote growth, but show inclusion for all people in the community.
This year will mark the 34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Diverse activities authorized on these lands generated $75 billion in sales of goods and services throughout the American economy in fiscal year 2016 – more than any other agency in the Department of the Interior.
President Donald Trump delivered a speech on Friday to honor Martin Luther King Jr., one day after he was said to have used “shithole” to describe Haiti and African countries.
At that evening ceremony, officials with the Indiana Civil Rights Commission recalled King’s connection to the Hoosier capital through Andrew J. Brown, founder of Indiana Black Expo.
Blackout for Human Rights will host MLK Now 2018 at the Riverside Church (460 Riverside Drive).
Day honors the achievements of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who spoke for nonviolent activism in the civil rights movement to end racial segregation. And the featured performer is Grammy- and Tony-winner Jennifer Holliday.
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Jan. 15, 10:30 a.m.
It will feature performances by Quandee Hudson; Karen Wayne of Christ the King Family Worship Center in Weirton; and the Anointed Kids of Calvary from Mount Calvary Community Baptist Church.
“A Day On, Not a Day Off” can be a day to connect community service to the social justice issues that Dr. King fought for during his lifetime. There will also be a movie screening, a talk and an art exhibition.
Omicron Phi Omega Chapter will co-sponsor Advancing the Dream – Let Freedom Ring, a series of three free events honoring King. The conference will conclude with a keynote address by Walker at 3:15 p.m. Meet at the northwest corner of 135th Street and Malcolm X Boulevard (Lenox Avenue).
The school district is allowing parents to keep their children home without penalty and many school bands will still be participating in Collier County’s MLK Day celebration.