Thursday, January 11th: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
"Sing Your Song," A Tribute to Harry Belafonte
MLK, Jr Auditorium/SM Public Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd.
A documentary film on the life and times of the singer/actor/activist, with Q&A to follow. Panelists Maria Belefonte, Harry’s granddaughter and Tim Conley.
The panel will be moderated by Cassandra Chase, Director of the Equity & Justice Institute at Crossroads School.
A special free screening presented by
The MLK Jr. Westside Coalition & Santa Monica Public Library
A crowd of more than 10,000 civil-rights marchers gathers in the Manhattan Garment Center as Harry Belafonte sings a spiritual at a civil-rights rally in 1960.
Santa Monica Area Interfaith Council
MLK, Jr. Freedom Celebration
Join SMAIC for their annual MLK, Jr. Freedom Celebration!
Registration Required. Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/martin-luther-king-jr-freedom-celebration-tickets-767127207127
Monday, January 15th: 9:00am
“Stop the Hate, Start the Healing” by the MLK Westside Coalition
Monday, January 15th: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
MLK Community Sing-In
Currently: Freedom Riders Display- Now at the Library
An MLK and local L.A. Freedom riders display is up now at the Main branch of the Santa Monica Library.
It includes a slideshow by Joseph Delaplaine using archival photos of MLK speaking at the SM Civic Center and at local homes to fundraise for the Freedom struggles.