TITLE

Celebrations planned for King holiday

PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Jet;01/20/97, Vol. 91 Issue 9, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the events scheduled across the United States in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr's birthday on January 20, 1997. Activities at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Non-Violent and Social Change, Inc.; The commemorative service at Ebenezer Baptist Church; The King's Center Day of Service; President Clinton's plans; The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Freedom Singers with Bernice Johnson Reagon of Sweet Honey & the Rock.
ACCESSION #
9701311291

 

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