Observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day With a Day of Tribute at BAM


    Honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the city’s largest celebration of the civil rights activist at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

    For the 33rd year, BAM will be hosting a full day of events with activists, civic leaders and other public figures. The keynote speaker this year is Tarana Burke, activist and founder of the Me Too movement in 2006. The free event will also include performances by Oddisee, The Brooklyn Interdemoninational Choir, a movie screening and art exhibition.

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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 celebrations take place on Monday, January 21 starting at 10:30 a.m. at BAM, 30 Lafayette Avenue. For more information, visit the event page.

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