Join us in celebrating the 91st birthday anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr by remembering him first as a leader who struggled for racial equality, social justice, labor rights, peace, and against the entire system that reproduces inequality and violence.

Speakers

    • Dr. Akilah Carter-Francique, Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change,
      SJSU
    • Dr. Oscar Battle, Founder, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Committee
    • Zahra Billoo, Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations – SF Bay Area
    • Teresa Castellanos, Board President, San José Unified School District
    • Karthikeyan Shanmugam, Ambedkar King Study Circle
    • Karen Musa, President, South Valley Islamic Community
    • Rev. Jethroe Moore, President of the San José / Silicon Valley NAACP

Performances

    • Unity presentation by Ethiopian and Eritrean communities
    • Readings of excerpts from several of Dr. King’s most momentous speeches
    • Multi-cultural drumming
    • Dance of Peace

Location

Saturday, January 18, 2020
2 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Fourth Street Lobby
150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose

Contact

Sharat G. Lin
408-297-2299
sharatlin@hotmail.com

Free and open to the public
Wheelchair accessible

For more information

San Jose Peace & Justice Center

408-297-2299

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