Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebrations

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Format: 2019-07-19
Format: 2019-07-19
Tavis Smiley, Keynote Burlington's Martin Luther King Jr. Rememberance Celebration - 01/20/2013
Annual Celebration features keynote speaker Tavis Smiley, nationally acclaimed host of the late-night television talk show Tavis Smiley on PBS and The Tavis Smiley Show and Smiley & West from Public Radio International (PRI). From his celebrated...
Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration Keynote Speaker Wallace 'Famous' Amos - 01/15/2012
Annual Celebration features keynote speaker Wallace 'Famous' Amos.  Amos, an Air Force veteran who worked as a talent agent with the William Morris Agency, would send home-baked chocolate chip cookies to celebrities to entice them to...
Black Scholars Reflect on the Life of Dr. King - 01/17/2011
Day long events hosted by CEDO's Americorps Vista and Americorps State Teams. The speak out is led by Patrick Brown and includes reflections from Dr. Sherwood Smith, Dr. Sharon Pitterson-Ogaldez, Dr. Saleem Ali, Dr. Rashad Shabazz, Dr. Demethra...
Burlington Multicultural Center Keynote Speaker Al Sharpton - 01/16/2011
Annual Celebration sponsored by Burlington Multicultural Center. Keynote speaker Al Sharpton, featuring musical talent Danny Eason and the Abundant Life Choir..
MLK Day Speaker at Champlain College; John Bul Dau - 01/18/2010
From the Champlain College Website: John Bul Dau, recently named one of America's "Most Caring People," will be guest speaker at Champlain College's Martin Luther King Day observance on Monday, Jan. 18,  at 6 p.m. in Argosy Gymnasium in the IDX...
Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Keynote by Anita Hill - 01/17/2010
Annual Celebration sponsored by Burlington Multicultural Center. Keynote speaker Anita Hill.
MLK Remembrance - Dr. Julianne Malveaux - 01/25/2009
  Dr. Julianne Malveaux is the President of Bennet College for Women. Recognized for her progressive and insightful observations, she is also an economist, author and commentator. Dr. Malveaux's contributions to the public dialogue on issues...
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Keynote Address - 01/19/2009
The Community and Economic Development Office (CEDO) AmeriCorps*VISTA Team will host the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service & Celebration. Keynote Speaker- Oliver Barkley, local activist and comedian.
MLK Day Panel Discussion - 01/21/2008
MLK Day Panel Discussion
Burlington MLK Day Celebration- Dr. Derrick Bell - 01/21/2007
Burlington MLK Day Celebration- Dr. Derrick Bell
MLK Jr, Celebration - 01/15/2007
MLK Day Event at Burlington Contois Auditorium with speakers, poetry and thoughts.  Speakers include Pastor Rico Diamond, Ita Meno.
Burlington MLK Celebration Event- Day of Service - 01/15/2007
Burlington MLK Celebration Event- Day of Service
Essex Celebrates MLK Day - 01/16/2006
Essex Celebrates MLK Day
Democracy Now! MLK Day - 01/16/2006
Democracy Now!  MLK Day
Burl. MLK Remembrance- Judy Richardson - 01/15/2006
Burl. MLK Remembrance- Judy Richardson

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