Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

Mon Jan 20, 2020
10:00am to 5:00pm PT
3 and up
The California African American Museum

The California African American Museum celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and commemorates the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

The entire LA community is invited for art workshops and food, exhibitions, and recitations of King’s speeches about keeping the spirit of democracy alive.

10am - 3pm: Family drop-in art activities

10am - 3pm: Rock the Vote!

10am -11am:  King Study Group: Listen to a recording of King’s speech “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence,” delivered at Riverside Church in New York on April 4, 1967, then stay for a group discussion 

11am – 12 noon - Vote or Perish: Fighting for Civil Rights in an Election Year

1pm – 2pm -  African American Voters, Mobilization, and Empowerment: Keynote by Lorrie Frasure

2pm – 3pm - Young Activists Present MLK Speeches : “Give Us the Ballot” ​

3pm – 4pm - Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King

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