Jan 9, 14, 15, & 18: Celebrate MLK Jr. with Riverside
Poor People’s Campaign: A Conversation with Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis
Tuesday, January 9 | 7:00 pm | Rutger’s Presbyterian Church
The Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis will lead a discussion about the theology that guides her work and the new effort to build a Poor People’s Campaign to unite the poor and dispossessed into a broad social movement.
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute in Word & Song
Sunday, January 14 | 3:00 pm | Nave
Join us for an afternoon featuring readings from Martin Luther King Jr. and music from the themes of his work.
MLK Now pre-event panel
Monday, January 15 | 12:00 pm | Assembly Hall
Join Pastor Amy Butler and Pastor Michael McBride for a panel conversation prior to the MLK Now 2018 program. Attending the panel conversation will ensure priority seating for the MLK Now 2018 program.
Carmen Perez, The Women’s March
Dejuana Thompson, Woke Vote
Symone Sanders, former National Press Secrretary for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders
Erica Ford, Life Camp Inc.
Onleilove Alston, Faith in New York
MLK Now 2018
Monday, January 15 | 2:00 pm | Nave
Blackout for Human Rights will host its 3rd Annual “MLK Now”, a free event celebrating the words and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Hosted in partnership with the Campaign for Black Male Achievement (CBMA), Color of Change, PICO National Network, and The Root, MLK Now 2018 will feature Oscar-Winner and BLACK PANTHER star Lupita Nyong’o, Grammy-Winning Hip Hop MC/Lyricist Black Thought of The Roots, and A WRINKLE IN TIME star Storm Reid, with Comedian and Author Baratunde Thurston returning this year as event M.C.
Columbia University Uprising Seminar: Breaking Silence
Thursday, January 18 | 6:15 pm | Nave
Join the Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought for their 8/13 Uprising Seminar Series on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.