MLK at the Newark Museum

January 15th- MLK Jr. Day Celebration at The Newark Museum

January 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
NJ 07102
The Newark Museum

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Community Celebration

The Newark Museum presents a special community celebration to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Junior.  The Event includes musical and spoken word performances, hands-on activities for all ages. We’ll also honor Dr. King’s legacy with a dramatic reading of his Letter from Birmingham Jail and will be showing the “I Have a Dream” speech.

Monday, January 15, 2018, noon-4 pm at The Newark Museum

Newark Museum MLK Jr. Day Celebration Includes

* Dramatic reading of “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”
* Showing of Rev. King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech
* Musical Performance
* Hands-on Activities
* Scavenger Hunt
* Community Photo Booth
* Spoken Word
* Film Viewing: 1 pm – I Shall Not Be Silent tells the story of civil rights activist and Rabbi Joachim Prinz, a refugee from Nazi Germany who came to the United States in 1937 and immediately identified with African-Americans experiencing the same kinds of oppression he had known as a Jew in Hitler’s Germany. Prinz became a civil rights activist, working with Martin Luther King, Jr., Bayard Rustin, and A. Phillip Randolph among others. Prinz spoke at the 1963 March on Washington just before Martin Luther King, Jr, with a speech entitled, The Problem is SilenceView trailer here.
Planetarium shows
1 pm – Legends of the Night Sky: Orion
2 pm – Skywatchers of Africa
3 pm – Legends of the Night Sky: Orion
4 pm – Skywatchers of Africa
Admission: FREE for members and Newark residents; $5 all others
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MLK Jr. I Have A Dream

MLK Jr. I Have A Dream

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