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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.

Keynote speakers:
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
Multi-cultural drumming

Free and open to the public
Wheelchair accessible

Details

Date:
January 18
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.calendarwiz.com/calendars/popup.php?op=view&id=139852047&crd=sanjosepeace

Organizer

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Committee

Venue

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Library, Fourth Street Lobby
150 E San Fernando Street
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
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