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Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2015

 
 
Mon, Jan 19, 2015
  • 10:30AM
 
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Presented by BAM, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, and Medgar Evers College of The City University of New York

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Cornel West
Master of Ceremonies: Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams
Music Performances: Sandra St. Victor & Oya’s Daughter / New York Fellowship Mass Choir

For the 29th year, BAM hosts New York City’s largest public celebration of the great civil rights leader. This year’s main event features a keynote address by author, professor, and activist Dr. Cornel West, with musical performances by Sandra St. Victor & Oya’s Daughter and the New York Fellowship Mass Choir. Following the morning events, West will sign copies of The Radical King, his new collection of King’s writings, and Black Prophetic Fire, a collection of dialogues on black leaders between West and scholar Christa Buschendorf. 

Tickets distributed first come, first seated starting at 8am.

 
 
 
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The prominent intellectual and professor is the author of Race Matters and Democracy Matters.

 
 
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Sandra St. Victor & Oya’s Daughter
 

The Dallas-born singer-songwriter is best known as a founding member of the Family Stand.