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Talks | Community

Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 
 
Mon, Jan 20, 2014
  • 10:30AM
 
 
 
 
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New York City’s largest public celebration of the great civil rights leader returns to the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, co-presented with Borough President Eric Adams and Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York.

This year’s celebration features a keynote address by author, professor, and activist Angela Davis, with musical performances by modern jazz artist José James and the BCCC Singers of the Brooklyn Christian Cultural Center.

 
 
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Nearly 40 years after her infamous trial, author, academic, and activist Angela Davis speaks frankly about the actions that branded her a “terrorist” and revolutionary icon.

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Acclaimed jazz pianist Onaje Allan Gumbs brings together top musicians, poets, and dancers for a soul-stirring, genre-busting mix of jazz, hip-hop, and R&B.

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Angela Davis
 

The activist, author, and professor has played an integral role in our nation’s quest for social justice.

 
 
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Jose James
 

An artist who blends jazz, hip-hop, R&B, and electronica.