Coming Up: MLK Events- Jan 9, 12
08 Jan, 2014
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.
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
photo: Wikimedia Commons