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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Celebration

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Celebration

Levine Museum of the New South
200 E. Seventh Street Charlotte, NC 28202
Nearly 60 years after Charlotte's schools desegregated and after Dr. King appeared on the news show 60 Minutes explaining why "riots are the language of the unheard," Levine Museum examines connections to past and present through a variety of programming. Jan. 15, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Engage in discussion and reflection with presentations, crafts, and a panel featuring Dr. Tiffany Packer of Johnson C. Smith University, photographer Alvin C. Jacobs, and Dr. Brenda Tindal about our upcoming exhibit K(NO)W Justice K(NO)W Peace, which explores the complicated history of policing, protest and community response. Jan. 16, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Enjoy a free day for the family with access to exhibits, crafts, and performances the McCrorey YMCA Senior African Drummers, Charlotte Children’s Choir of the Community School of the Arts, Davidic Praise Dance of St. Paul Baptist Church, student poets and more. Free admission to the Museum both days!
Information & Amenities
Admission:Free
Age Range:All Ages
Facility Amenities:Accessible by Public Transportation, Parking off site
General Information:Hours of Operation: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location:Center City (Uptown)
Type:African-American, Art, Children's Event, Dance, Exhibits, Historical, Holiday Event, Lecture, Seminar & Workshop, Literary & Storytelling, Theater & Performing Arts
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