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Celebrating the Legacy of MLK!


By Sarah Prawl

Celebrate The Life And Achievements Of Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King Jr. At Our Partner Venues!


Sunday, January 20 at 3 PM

WNYC & Apollo Theater Present: Apollo Uptown Hall

Unsung Champions of Civil Rights From MLK to Today

The Apollo Theater and WNYC are partnering for the sixth year to present WNYC’s 13th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, Unsung Champions of Civil Rights from MLK to Today as part of the Apollo’s Uptown Hall series. WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning host Brian Lehrer and Jami Floyd, local host of All Things Considered, will moderate meaningful conversations examining Dr. King’s legacy and its impact on modern social justice movements. Learn more here.


Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 10:30am

The 33rd Annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

New York City’s largest public celebration in honor of iconic civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to BAM for the 33rd year. This event brings world-renowned activists, public figures, and civic leaders together with musicians and other performers to pay tribute to King’s legacy and keep his message alive. Learn more here.

Monday, January 21, 2019 from 1-3pm

Teacher Professional Development Workshop: Art as Activism

Join the Brooklyn Museum for a day of action in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, with two professional development workshops for educators to reflect on the intersection of art and racial justice and enliven their teaching practices through art engagement, facilitated by artist Nate Lewis. Learn more here.