January 16 you’re invited to a Community Celebration at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1800 Glenwood Avenue, Minneapolis at 2 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “People fail to get along because they fear each other, they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they have not communicated with each other.” Let’s gather together for worship, learning, reflecting, serving and celebrating.
Join as we live out the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr in a service event for the whole community!
Black History, Black Voices Black History, Black Voices seeks to deepen understanding of Black history and the contributions Black Americans have made to Minnesota. This initiative centers Black narratives, history, and issues through ongoing programs, content, and resources created by members of Minnesota’s Black community.
Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration! Powderhorn Park Enjoy performances, art activities, lunch, giveaways for kids, and more. Free and fun for all ages, the celebration will showcase local artists whose performances are dedicated to ideals of community well-being like housing and environmental justice, and the elimination of race-based disparities to honor the work and vision of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
We Are All MLK DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. CELEBRATION January 19, 2023 11:30 a.m. Virtual EventMinneapolis College will host a virtual celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Thursday, January 19 to encourage reflection on King’s dedication to equality and the civil rights movement. “I am mindful of wanting to make King contemporary,” said African American Empowerment Program Coordinator Charles Watson. “The legacy of Dr. King lives on.” The event will showcase winning scholarship entries from students’ essays on King’s work and how it paved the way for overcoming today’s barriers to equity and justice. It connects youth from various communities with the ideologies of this incredible leader whose work is equally as relevant today as it was during the peak of the movement he led.