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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

Mon Jan 21, 2019
10:00am to 5:00pm
3 and up

The California African American Museum celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

The entire LA community is invited for art-making activities, a march,  a marathon reading of King’s lesser-known speeches and sermons, gallery visits,  DJ-provided tunes and food truck fare, all in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

10am - 4pm: Family drop-in art activities

10am-11am:  King Study: Listen to a recording of King’s 1968 Los Angeles speech introduced by James Baldwin, then stay for a group discussion 

11am – 12 noon - Passing the Torch: Intergenerational Activism in the 21st Century

1pm – 2pm - The Time is Always Right to do Right: Keynote by Reverend Eddie Anderson

2pm – 3pm - Young Activists Present MLK Speeches 

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

4pm – 5pm - Children’s March around the Rose Garden

RSVP online.


The California African American Museum
600 State Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037
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