Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration
January 19 - 20, 2014
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Levine Museum of the New South
200 E. 7th Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration 2014
Sunday, January 19 from 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m.
Monday, January 20 from 10:00 am- 4:00 pm
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr once said, "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." Join us for two days honoring the pursuit of civil and human rights through film, performances, children’s crafts and exhibition. Free admission to the Museum Sunday and Monday!
Exhibits include: Focus on Justice: Carolina Photographers and the Civil Rights Movement, Background on Segregation, Out of the Shadows: Undocumented and Unafraid, and View from the Other Side: Local Artists Respond.
Schedule of activities for Sunday January 19, 12 - 4 pm
1:00 pm: Film Screening: The Abolitionists (explores the lives of Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké.)
1:30 pm: Story time
2:15 pm: Music and Black Southern History education program
3:00 pm: Film Screening: Freedom Riders (In 1961, civil rights activists challenged segregation in the South.)
3:30 pm: Story time
Schedule of activities for Monday January 20, 10 am - 4 pm
10:00 am: Film Screening: The Children's March (explores role of children in the 1963 Birmingham Campaign.
10:30 am: Sunprint workshop with artist Annabel Manning
10:45 am: Story time: Meet MLK, The Story of Rosa Parks, We March
11:00 am: Performance by The Sycamore Project
12:00 pm: Sunprint workshop with artist Annabel Manning
Film Screening: Viva La Causa (César Chávez and Dolores Huerta lead exploited workers in a campaign for human rights.)
12:30 pm: Performances by McCrorey YMCA African drumming group and Praise Dance
12:45 pm: Story time: Meet Martin Luther King Jr., A Rainbow of Friends, Rosa's Bus, White Flour
1:00 pm: Performances by McCrorey YMCA African drumming group and Praise Dance
2:00 pm: Music and Black Southern History education program
2:45 pm: Story time: Meet MLK, The Story of Rosa Parks, We March, A Rainbow of Friends
3:00 pm: Davidic Praise Dance St. Paul's
3:30 pm: Film Screening: Freedom Riders (In 1961, civil rights activists challenged segregation in the South.)
3:45 pm: Story time