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Remember! Celebrate! Act! Part 2

2021 Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. Virtual Celebration

2021-01-15 10:00:00 2021-01-15 10:30:00 America/Chicago Remember! Celebrate! Act! Part 2 Virtual Programs

Friday, January 15
10:00am - 10:30am

Add to Calendar 2021-01-15 10:00:00 2021-01-15 10:30:00 America/Chicago Remember! Celebrate! Act! Part 2 Celebrate Dr. King's legacy as a social justice activist and learn how you can be active in social justice today. Virtual Programs

Celebrate Dr. King's legacy as a social justice activist and learn how you can be active in social justice today.

This innovative program will highlight Bryan Lee, founder of Colloqate Designs, Sophia Rabinovitz, artistic director of Artivism Dance, and Nicole Deggins from Sista Midwife Productions and their work as advocates for social justice, and will feature local artists Sunni Patterson, Casmé, Rahim, Cassie Watson Francillon, T-Ray the Violinist, and DJ Chinua.

Part 2 is available below. Part 1 is posted here. Both events will also be posted on the African American Resource Collection Facebook page

After watching the videos, check out our Discussion and Activity Supplement.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library and with funds from the Louisiana Endowment For the Humanities. Funds for these grants have been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and administered by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan. Additional funding provided by the Union Pacific Foundation. The views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of either the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities or the Union Pacific Foundation.

Virtual Programs


Hours
We're closed Monday January 18 due to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Mon, Jan 18 Closed
(Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
Tue, Jan 19 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Wed, Jan 20 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Thu, Jan 21 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Fri, Jan 22 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jan 23 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jan 24 Closed

About the library

Although our buildings are closed to the public, virtual programs connect you to the Library.

Upcoming events

Mon, Jan 18, 10:00am - 10:30am

Tue, Jan 19, 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Thu, Jan 21, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Sat, Jan 23, 10:30am - 11:00am

Mon, Jan 25, 10:00am - 10:30am

Mon, Jan 25, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Wed, Jan 27, 10:30am - 11:00am

Sat, Jan 30, 10:30am - 11:00am

Sat, Jan 30, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Sat, Jan 30, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Sat, Feb 06, 10:30am - 11:00am

Sat, Feb 13, 10:30am - 11:00am

Sat, Feb 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Tue, Feb 16, 6:00pm - 7:15pm