Coming Up: MLK Events- Jan 9, 12

08 Jan, 2014

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Here are local 2014 community events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.:


* The Weary Blues: Jazz/Poetry, January 9


* Gospel of Freedom & MLK Jr. Award Presentation, January 12


 


The Weary Blues:


The poetry of Langston Hughes set to the jazz of Charles Mingus


Thursday, January 9 at 7 p.m.


McLain Auditorium of Mamaroneck High School


Performed by the professional jazz band Washington Musica Viva and Holly Bass; presented by the Tri-Municipal Human Rights Committee and the Mamaroneck School District


 


27th Annual MLK Jr. Awards:


Book discussion with Barnard Professor Jonathan Rieder, author of Gospel of Freedom: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail and the Struggle that Changed a Nation


&


Presentation of Tri-Municipal Human Rights Committee’s MLK Jr. Awards to former Mamaroneck Village Historian Gloria Pritts & the Community Counseling Center


Sunday, January 12, 3:30 p.m.


Larchmont Library


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Donations in support of these programs may be made to “Town of Mamaroneck Martin Luther King Jr. Trust” and sent c/o Mamaroneck Town Supervisor, Mamaroneck Town Center, 740 West Boston Post Road, Village of Mamaroneck, 10543


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