In Honor Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?”

– Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,

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Food Packaging Event For Dr. Martin Luther King Day With JCC Harlem And Others In Harlem

JCC Harlem, Repair the World NYC, and UJA Federation Time for Good host over 200 volunteers who are assembling shelf stable food packets for the Community Kitchen & Food Pantry of West Harlem’s supermarket-style food pantry for clients to bring home and cook. Continue Reading →

“The Day Harlem Saved Dr. King,” Celebration In Harlem

On September 20th, 1958, 29 year-old Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was in Harlem autographing his book Stride Toward Freedom, about the Montgomery Alabama bus boycott in front of Blumstein’s Department Store on West 125th Street. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollywood Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Is Everyday

During the less than 13 years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4, 1968, black folks achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality in America than the previous 350 years had produced. Continue Reading →

Harlem Stage Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy On The 50th Anniversary Of His Assassination

On April 4, 1968 Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, an event that sent shock waves reverberating across the globe. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Congressman Adriano Espaillat’s Annual MLK Jr. Policy Breakfast

By Lil Nickelson

On Friday, January 12th, 2018 U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat representing NY’s 13th Congressional District, held his annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Policy Breakfast. Continue Reading →

MLK Now 2018 In Harlem

On Monday, January 15, 2018 (MLK Day) from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Blackout for Human Rights will host its 3rd Annual “MLK Now”, a free event celebrating the words and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue Reading →

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