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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:

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Monday, January 15th: 9:00am

“Stop the Hate, Start the Healing” by the MLK Westside Coalition

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Monday, January 15th: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

MLK Community Sing-In

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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.

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