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Honoring Dr. King’s Legacy, Reviving The Poor People’s Campaign

January 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The revival of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is urgently and morally mandated during this time of unprecedented inequities and economic repression. This year marks both the 91st birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as well as the 50th year of his death by an assassin’s bullet commissioned by a brutal system of opposition to freedom and justice for all. Rev. Dr. King was a prophet to our nation and the world. He lived and died championing the cause of justice for all and striving to bring good news of a brighter day for the poor and vulnerable people of the world. We are holding this national gathering to call on the nation to enlist in the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call For Moral Revival. We call on all people of moral conscience to join us in 40 days of direct action in over half the states to challenge extremism in state and national politics.

Featured speakers include:
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, President & Sr. Lecturer, Repairers of the Breach; Co-Chair, The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call For Moral Revival
Bishop Yvette A. Flunder, Presiding Bishop, The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries
Pastor Amy Butler, Senior Minister, The Riverside Church in the City of New York

Featured musicians include:
Joseph Joubert, Arranger, Orchestrator, Musical Director, Musical Supervisor, Conductor, Composer, Musician
Mark Miller, Pianist, Composer, “Let Justice Roll” (a composition based on Letter from a Birmingham Jail by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to be narrated by Rev Dr James A Forbes, Jr)
Brandy Sutton, Operatic Singer
Yara Allen, Musicologist, Repairers of the Breach

Details

Date:
January 14
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/560955807584139

Organizer

Drum Major Institute

Venue

Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church
7 West 55th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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