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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
January 15, 1929- April 4, 1968

Events and activities this weekend to honor and celebrate Dr. King's legacy

CA African American Museum MLK Day Celebration 2021 on January 18, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm, online. Register to celebrate MLK Day immersed in music, culture, and community. This year’s virtual festival highlights MLK’s dedication to labor and workers’ rights, and these movements’ continued importance today. Enjoy these vibrant programs and activities for all ages.

Join the city of Oakland’s MLK 40 Days of Service from January 15 - February 28. Volunteers can pitch in as individuals and households to clean up and commit to actions from your home and local neighborhood. Find various resources such as virtual volunteering, community, education, and environment on the website. Report what actions you participated in here

Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford: Visit the website for a comprehensive collection of Dr. King's most significant correspondence, sermons, speeches, published writings, unpublished manuscripts, and much more!

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Speech At Sproul Plaza (1967): KQED News footage from May 17th 1967 which features extended scenes from what was Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s final large-scale public address in the Bay Area: an antiwar speech in front of 7,000 people at UC Berkeley's Sproul Plaza. 

UCSF Black Leadership and Voices Panel: Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 12pm-1pm. The purpose of this conversation is to amplify Black voices, Black leadership, and work of local community-based organizations in the Bay Area that are rooted in affirming Black life and liberation. Please feel free to share widely with your networks. Panelists: Eli Berry- St. John and Ky Peterson, Transgender Gender varient Intersex Justice Project (TGIJP); Dr. Monique LeSarre, Rafiki Coalition; Zach Norris, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights: Moderated by: Dr. Tsahai Tafari. For questions, please contact

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