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January 2017

The Making of a Man

January 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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You are invited to embark on the journey of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s transformation into an icon. Join Morehouse College alumni and the Center for Civil and Human Rights for a reception commemorating the newest collection of the Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection entitled: Morehouse College and the Making of a Man. We will explore Dr. King's commitment to the following values: College - Dr. John Wilson Jr., 11th President of Morehouse College Cloth - Dr. Marcellus Barksdale, Professor…

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SPARK Saturday: Celebrating Dr. King’s Legacy

January 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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SPARK Saturdays family programming

In commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., January's SPARK Saturday will celebrate the legacy and ongoing struggle for human rights of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Activities include a book reading by The Center's CEO Derreck Kayongo and games!

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Raise Your Voice: Healing Community Through Song

January 15, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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In the air of our new year, we as Atlantans need to come together and reengage as a united community! January 15th @ 2pm, on the 87th anniversary of Martin Luther King's birth, the Center for Civil and Human Rights presents Raise Your Voice - a community invitation for all to come & share in song regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation or political affiliation. The music program will be lead by Donal Noonan, (exec. dir. of the Atlanta Homeward Choir & Music Director of the Shrine of Immaculate Conception & The Atlanta Homeward Choir). CEO of the Center for Civil and Human Rights, Derreck…

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2017

January 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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The weekend's celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and legacy culminates on January 16 with a performance by the Palefsky Collision Project, Alliance theatre and a screening of Ava DuVernay's 2014 film, SELMA. Palefsky Collision Project performance: 11:00 AM SELMA Show times: 12:30 PM and 3:00 PM All MLK Day activities are free with the purchase of general admission to the Center for Civil and Human Rights. Click here to purchase your tickets ahead of time.

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January 2018

Raise Your Voice

January 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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Raise Your Voice is a community sing-a-long led by the"Shades of Yale" choir from Yale University.

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King’s Speeches

January 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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Austin Broughton will recite three speeches by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The performance also includes the last speech by Dr. King, "I've Been to the Mountaintop," orated in the Glenn Room with lights dimmed to bring focus to the words of Dr. King.

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Palefsky Collision Project Annual Performance

January 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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Students from the 16th Annual Palefsky Collision Project will come together to perform readings of their letters to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Civil & Human Rights Radio

January 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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Free

We have invited Ricci Deforest, the current owner of the WERD station/museum, and a few other community members to join us for a film screening and panel discussion.

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