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Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Day: A King and an Emperor.

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Date:
Sunday, January 18, 2009
Time:
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Event Type:
Concert/Show
Organizer/Author:
Adam Rozan
Location Details:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA 94607

Sunday, January 18, 12-4 p.m.


Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Day: A King and an Emperor.

The similarities between the lives of Dr. King and political activist, athlete, singer/actor Paul Robeson are highlighted by Paul Von Blum, senior lecturer in African American Studies at UCLA. Program includes performances by hip hop spoken-word artist Ise Lyfe, baritone Autris Paige, and Jetaun Maxwell from Dance Theater of the Gospel. Families can make their own front pages from African American newspapers of the King and Robeson eras. In collaboration with the Bay Area Paul Robeson Centennial Committee.
Added to the calendar on Mon, Dec 15, 2008 3:42PM
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