Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement

When: Monday, January 18, 2021, 11:00am

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Image of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking into several microphones.
Benedict J. Fernandez. Untitled [Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.], April 15, 1967. Museum of the City of New York. 99.150.3

Join us for an interactive and intergenerational workshop for children ages 7 and up and their grownups. 

Join this family program to honor and remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his vision for racial and economic justice and peace. Dive into the stories of Civil Rights activists in New York, including Ella Baker, Bayard Rustin, and Malcolm X, and explore Dr. King’s often overlooked activism against the Vietnam War in New York as it relates to the ongoing Movement for Black Lives today. 

Monday, January 18, 2021 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) 

Can't make this session? This program will also be offered Monday, January 18 at 9:30am

FREE. Advance registration will be requiredCapacity for each event is limited.  


Education programs in conjunction with Activist New York are made possible by The Puffin Foundation Ltd. 

King in New York is made possible in part by James G. Dinan and Elizabeth R. Miller, and Heather and William Vrattos. 

The Frederick A.O. Schwarz Education Center is endowed by grants from The Thompson Family Foundation Fund, the F.A.O. Schwarz Family Foundation, the William Randolph Hearst Endowment, and other generous donors. 

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