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VIRTUAL: Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Virtual Celebration

Title:VIRTUAL: Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Virtual Celebration
Date & Time:Fri Jan 15, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Virtual Only Event, Meeting or Activity
Meetings, events or activities that will be held exclusively online or via telephone conference.
Event Details:The City of Alexandria will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a virtual community program premiering on Friday, January 15, at 7 p.m. The program, ”The Fierce Urgency of Building the Beloved Community," is being presented by the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Planning Committee. This year’s celebration will feature opening remarks by Mayor Justin Wilson; keynote address by former Virginia Governor, Douglass Wilder; entertainment provided by two-time Grammy nominated singer/songwriter, Eric Roberson; music from the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church and Westminster Presbyterian Church choirs; spoken word performed by Alexandria Poet Laureate, KaNikki Jakarta; and remarks by community activists and leaders.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Black History Museum, Community Meeting, Community Outreach

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