Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. With a Day of Tribute at BAM

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    Join the city’s largest celebration of the civil rights activist with a day-long gathering at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

    For the 34th year, BAM will be hosting a full day of free events with activists, civic leaders and other public figures. The keynote speaker this year is Nikole Hannah-Jones, the creator of The New York Times Magazine’s 1619 Project. The free event will also include performances by The Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir and Son Little.

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    Council Member Laurie Cumbo at the 2018 event. Photo by Craig Hubert.

    Presented in collaboration with Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Medgar Evers College of The City University of New York, the celebration takes place on Monday, January 20 starting at 10:30 a.m. at BAM, 30 Lafayette Avenue. The celebration is just one event in a full weekend of music, film and art being presented from January 17 through 20. For all the details visit the BAM event page.

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