Monday, January 20, 2020 is Martin Luther King Day nationwide: find the best events!

January 12, 2020 By The Editor

Monday, January 20, 2020 is Martin Luther King Day nationwide: find the best events!

Martin Luther King Day is Monday, January 20, 2020.

Since it was first observed nationwide in January of 1986, Martin Luther King Day has served as a reminder to honor the doctor’s legacy to the causes of civil rights, nonviolent opposition and community service.

Pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. and honor his work as a civil rights leader during these MLK Day events

If you plan to celebrate, NYC hosts many events and tributes honoring the man with a dream.

Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The best Martin Luther King Day events in NYC

For its 34th annual MLK celebration, BAM presents a full day of events, including live music performances from Son Little and the Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir, a film screening of Aretha Franklin’s concert Amazing Grace and a speech from Nikole Hannah-Jones, the creator of New York Times Magazine’s 1619 Project. There will also be a community art exhibition, Picture the Dream, featuring works by students from NYCHA.

Along with becoming a volunteer in NYC, we also suggest taking the time to explore the epicenter of African-American culture—Harlem, New York.


For more News on New York City METROPOLITAN area, with reports, events and articles on Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Mayor, Queens, SoHo, Staten Island and Bronx, check our METRO section.

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