DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

THE MAN AND THE DREAM

Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. King, both a Baptist minister and civil-rights activist, had a seismic impact on race relations in the United States, beginning in the mid-1950s. Among many efforts, King headed the SCLC. Through his activism, he played a pivotal role in ending the legal segregation of African-American citizens in the South and other areas of the nation, as well as the creation of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. King received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, among several other honors. King was assassinated in April 1968, and continues to be remembered as one of the most lauded African-American leaders in history, often referenced by his 1963 speech, “I Have a Dream.”

EVENTS

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      1 2Heritage FestivalHeritage FestivalTime: 6:00 pm
Annual Choral
Heritage Festival
Celebration of American American Composers
Black History Film SeriesBlack History Film SeriesTime: 7:00 pm
Movie
Black Panther
Wakanda Forever
Douglass Theatre
3A Journey of HopeA Journey of HopeTime: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Tubman Museum proudly presents the first Legacy in the Arts Award to Ulysses Marshall. Tubman African American Museum
All That Jazz 2024All That Jazz 2024Time: 6:00 pm
The Whispers & Mr. Lenny Williams. In addition to live music All That Jazz sponsors will enjoy dinner and a special after-concert dance party hosted by Macon’s Dance and Video King, AJ the DJ. Balcony tickets are $50 Tubman African American Museum
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12 13 14 15 16Black History Film SeriesBlack History Film SeriesMovie
Whitney Houston
I Wanna Dance With Somebody
Douglass Theatre
17C.H. Douglass 154th Birthday BashC.H. Douglass 154th Birthday BashTime: 12:00 pm
A Celebration of Black Creatives
Mr. Douglass's Theatre: Documentary
Douglass Theatre
C.H. Douglass 154th Birthday BashC.H. Douglass 154th Birthday BashTime: 5:00 pm
A Celebration of Black Creatives
Art Gallery Exhibit
Douglass Theatre
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19 20 21 22 23Black History Film SeriesBlack History Film SeriesMovie
The Color Purple (2023)
Douglass Theatre
24Kali Dance StudioKali Dance StudioTime: 3:00 pm
Black History is American History
Special Guest Speaker
Pastor Jarvis Adside
Douglass Theatre
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