MLK Holiday Weekend Celebration - Virtual

MLK Holiday Weekend Celebration - Virtual

More About MLK Holiday Weekend Celebration - Virtual

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

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


Visit Website

Share This Event

Would you like to add your event at

Town Planner is a community-minded organization. We're all about keeping things local and promoting hometown pride! That's why we're glad to offer you this medium to inform the public about your event. Post it today and it will appear on our website, our newsletter, and our mobile app.

As a general rule, we welcome the submission of events from charities, non-profit organizations, and municipal or community organizations such as mayor's offices, churches, schools, and the like. To get started, simply create an account. It's free and easy and you'll be able to start posting events as soon as you receive your authorization email.

If you're a business owner or you wish to promote a for-profit event, your event may be subject to the policies of your local Town Planner publisher. Some publishers may charge a nominal fee for such events, or reject them if they compete with other events from paying sponsors. To learn more about your local publisher's policies, or to inquire about adding a coupon or display ad for your business, please use our contact form.

Please keep in mind that Town Planner is a family-friendly publication and we reserve the right to reject any event that is deemed offensive, obscene, or otherwise inappropriate for inclusion on our site.

Remember that we're not just online! If you do business in an area with a local Town Planner publisher, our beautiful full color wall calendar is delivered free each December to thousands of homes in your community. Most people who receive the calendar hang it up in a prominent place and keep it all year long, making sure your business is On Display Every Day!

We're looking to bring the Town Planner to even more communities across America. If you or someone you know have an entrepreneurial spirit and would like to promote local businesses and build hometown pride while achieving financial security for yourself, why not look into becoming a Town Planner publisher?

Comments, Questions, or Concerns?

We're here to help! Email Us

Town Planner - Quickly Becoming America's Calendar!