MLK Holiday Weekend Celebration - Virtual

MLK Holiday Weekend Celebration - Virtual

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A virtual screening of films that highlight the legacy of Dr. King the weekend prior to MLK Day.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 15 @ 7:00 pm - I am MLK Jr.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 16 @ 7:00 pm - Children’s March
SUNDAY, JANUARY 17 @ 7:00 pm - The Dream Revisited


VIRTUAL MLK DAY SCHEDULE
MONDAY, JANUARY 18 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - From Slavery to Civil Rights, an Aural History Tour
A combination of spirituals, protest songs, and inspiring gospel, this performance will take you on an aural history tour from the time of slavery through the Civil Rights Movement.
10:45 am - Panel Discussion: Civil Rights in the 21st Century
Speaking on what Dr. King stood for and what is currently happening to fulfill that vision.
12:00 pm - Our Friend Martin
An animated film of two teens who go back in time to visit Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at several points in his life.
1:00 pm - Phrases from the Movement
A hands-on art activity that incorporates iconic Civil Rights phrases and/or new phrases participants create.
2:15 pm - Live Performance by Omar El-Amin
A one-man show that depicts the essences of MLK and Malcolm X during the Civil Rights era.
3:15 pm - Panel Discussion: Transformative Justice in Action
A conversation that highlights our community’s experience with the criminal justice system as well as various resources available in our city.
4:30 pm - Live musical performance by Rudy Currence
Covers of songs from the civil rights era with Grammy and Dove award-winning artist Rudy Currence.

Tags: celebration, mlk day celebration, charlotte, harvey gantt center



Event Details

Date: January 16, 2021
Time: 7:00pm

This event also occurs on 01/17/2021

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