MLK Day Weekend Events

Presented by IMF and Tennessee AFL-CIO at Unknown

Jan 17 - 21
MLK Day Weekend Events

30th Annual Jefferson Street March and Commemorative Events

Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by attending these events during the weekend leading up to the holiday named after the famed and beloved civil rights activist.

Thursday, January 17 at 7pm
Worship Service at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church located at 1303 Hawkins Street, Nashville, TN, 37203
This event will feature speaker Dr. Jamal Bryant as well as the Nashville Youth Choir.

Friday, January 18 at 8am
Labor Breakfast in Laskey Hall at Scarritt Bennett Center sponsored by the IMF and Tennessee AFL-CIO. Tickets are free and required, but space is limited so RSVP now at Eventbrite.

Saturday, January 19
10am Youth Forum featuring youth leaders and activist Justin Jones.
11:30am Social Justice Art Exhibit judged by Nashville artist James Threalkill
Noon Lunch
1pm Service Project at the Salvation Army at Magness Potter House located at 611 Stockell Street, Nashville, TN, 37207

Monday, January 21
8:30am Youth Rally featuring the Spoken Word contest winners and officials.
10am March to TSU Gentry Center
11am Convocation with keynote speaker Bishop William J. Barber, II

The MLK Day March and Convocation have been organized by the Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship since 1989.

Source: Nashville MLK Day

 

ADMISSION INFO

Most events are free and some require reservations. Visit here for more details.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES *

  • Jan 19, 2019 at 10:00 am (Sat)
  • Jan 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jan 19, 2019 at 01:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jan 19, 2019 at 11:30 pm (Sat)
  • Jan 21, 2019 at 08:30 am (Mon)
  • Jan 21, 2019 at 10:00 am (Mon)
  • Jan 21, 2019 at 11:00 am (Mon)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Various Venues | Nashville

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