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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Commemoration
January 18 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
This event is being organized by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Committee. Silicon Valley DSA is co-sponsoring this event. For more information and to get in contact with the organizers, please visit their event page [link].
Description from the organizers:
Reclaiming the real legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!
Join us in celebrating the 91st birth anniversary of Dr. King by remembering him first as a leader who struggled for racial equality, social justice, labor rights, peace, and against the entire system that reproduces inequality and violence.
Dr. Akilah Carter-Francique, SJSU African American Studies Department
Karthikeyan Shanmugam, Ambedkar King Study Circle
Rev. Jethroe Moore, San Jose / Silicon Valley NAACP
Unity presentations by Ethiopian and Eritrean communities
Readings of excerpts from Dr. King’s speeches
Dance of Peace
Free and open to the public