Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan. 14

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast

The Howard L. Cornish Chapter of the Morgan State University Alumni Association will hold its 32nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast in the Calvin and Tina Tyler Ballroom at Morgan.  For additional information call 410-833-8668.

 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Day @ Providence Baptist Church

The Men’s Fellowship of Providence Baptist Church is hosting their annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Day at 10 a.m. Rev. Dr. Bernard “Skip” Keels, Dean of the University Chapel at Morgan State University is the speaker. The church is located at 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland. Call 410-523-7000 for additional information.

 

Jan. 16

17th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

The 17th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade commemorates the life of the civil rights leader and icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at noon. More than 70 groups will participate in the parade including high school and community bands, honor/color guards, equestrian units, fraternities & sororities, lively dance squads and civic organizations. The parade starts at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and Eutaw St., proceeds south on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and disbands at Baltimore St.  For more information, call 410-752-8632 or visit promotionandarts.org.

 

Celebrating MLK Day with the Reginald F. Lewis Museum

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture will offer the opportunity to experience and reflect on Dr. King’s legacy. Community conversations, crafts, films and live performances tie into the theme “Keep Moving Forward.” For more information, visit lewismuseum.org.

 

Jan. 15

Union Baptist Church Celebrates MLK Day

Union Baptist Church has planned a celebration for MLK Day featuring singers from their Senior Choir, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and a distinguished group of Jewish Cantors. The celebration is scheduled from 11:00 a.m. to noon at Union Baptist Church, 1219 Druid Hill Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217. For more information, contact Dr. Alvin Hathaway, Sr. at 410-905-5110 or by email at alhathaway@gmail.com.

 

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