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|Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Day: A King and an Emperor.|
|Date||Sunday January 18|
|Time||12:00 PM - 4:00 PM|
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Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Sunday, January 18, 12-4 p.m.Added to the calendar on Monday Dec 15th, 2008 3:42 PM
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.