Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Events Happening Around the Nation
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Events Happening Around the Nation

The African American Museum Hosts a Weekend Celebration
Dates: January 15-18, 2016

The African American Museum is hosting a weekend-long itinerary of celebratory events, including a free young professionals’ mixer and panel discussion. On Saturday through Monday, the museum offers a reduced admission rate of $2 per person and participates in a variety of family-friendly activities to be held throughout the weekend. To learn more, check out VisitPhilly.com

Anna Deavere Smith: From Rodney King to Michael Brown
Washington D.C., Jan 17
Actress and Professor Anna Deavere Smith explores race relations in American culture using a series of interviews she has conducted since the aftermath of the first Rodney King trial in 1992. Visit Culture Capital.com to learn more.

Kennedy Center and Georgetown University hosts Let Freedom Ring! A Free musical celebration of Martin Luther King Jr., with Yolanda Adams
Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage
Mon, January 18

A musical celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, featuring a special performance with Yolanda Adams and the Let Freedom Ring Choir. Georgetown University will also award the 13th annual John Thompson Legacy of a Dream Award during the event. Free reserved seating tickets are required and will be given away two (2) per person in line on Monday, January 18, at the entrance to the Hall of Nations beginning at 4:30 p.m. Visit Culture Capital.com to learn more. To learn more about Washington, D.C., events visit CultureCapital.com. Visit Culture Capital.com to learn more.