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Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2016

 
 
Mon, Jan 18, 2016
 
   
 
 
 
 
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BAM, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, and Medgar Evers College of The City University of New York present New York City’s largest public celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This year’s tribute features a host of events celebrating Dr. King’s vision, including a keynote address by Michael Eric Dyson, musical performances, a free movie screening, and an art exhibition.


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Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-seated basis starting at 8am in the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House lobby.

 
 
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