New York, NY
Apollo Theater
CELEBRATE MLK VIRTUALLY WITH THE APOLLO THEATER AT 7PM! APOLLO UPTOWN HALL: MLK, ACTIVISM, AND THE ARTS "For more than eight decades, the Apollo has served as a gathering place and convener for local community residents as well as people from across New York City. That tradition continues as the Apollo partners with WNYC in an annual celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in collaboration with the March on Washington Film Festival. Hosted by various WNYC radio hosts, this commemorative and uplifting event brings together scholars, cultural and community leaders, and activists to engage in conversations and performance exploring Dr. King’s legacy and how his work is continued today. This year’s thought-provoking discussion focuses on the long-standing connection between activism and artistry, and how the struggle for social justice affected influencers from the likes of Nina Simone to John Legend, and how they in turn affected the struggle for social justice." To watch this discussion, visit the Apollo Digital Stage, https://www.apollotheater.org/digital-stage/
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