Monday, January 21, 2013

2013 Martin Luther King Day in Brooklyn: Celebrations and Service

New York City's biggest celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King takes place right here in Brooklyn, at BAM's 27th annual “Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” It starts at 10:30 a.m. at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in Fort Greene.

Harry Belafonte will be delivering the keynote address, and soulful music will be delivered by Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir, R&B duo Kindred the Family Soul, and more.

Many people participate in the day through acts of service. For volunteer opportunities, see The Coalition Against HungerI Love Franklin Avenue;; or LIU.

For more MLK Day events see the Brooklyn Eagle.

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