45th Anniversary of the Assissination of Dr. Martin Luther King – Honoring The Radical MLK

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Date(s) - 04/04/2013
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Riverside Church
490 Riverside Drive
New York
In the Nave

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Honoring The Radical MLK

Date: Thursday, April 04, 2013
Time: 7:00PM – 9:00PM
Location: Nave

File: MLK_april4-2013_int-lowres.pdf

Creating the Beloved Community
Redemption. Forgiveness. Atonement.
From MLK to Immortal Technique

One year to the day before he was shot and killed on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. stood in the chancel of The Riverside Church and delivered a prophetic message which has come to be known as his ‘Beyond Vietnam’ speech.

Taking Part:Rev. Robert B. Coleman: Chief Program Minister, The Riverside Church

Jamal Joseph: former Black Panther
Cynthia McKinney: political activist
Ramsey Clark: Former Attorney General
Ann Wright: US Army Colonel (retired)
Rev. C.D. Witherspoon: SCLC
Victor Toro: La Peña
Irma Bajar: Audre Lorde Project
Rev. Graylan Hagler: Occupy activist, President MRSEJ
Colia Clark: civil rights volunteer
Dave Dennis: freedom rider, CORE
Ben Chaney: brother of James Chaney
Shannon Lanier: Jefferson-Hemings descendant

with
Ebony Ecumenical Choir
Sonia Sanchez: poet
Salieu Suso: Kora
Hossain Ajhabeizzadeh: singer/songwriter
Elizabeth Schwartz: youth singer
Jordan Taylor: youth singer

For more info click here, or email Carol Nixon or call: 212.870.6853
Free public event. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 4, 2013
7:00 p.m.

Riverside Church
490 Riverside Drive, NYC

Nave

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