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Memphis hosts virtual celebration for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday

January 15, 2021 USA News No Comments

In Memphis at 12 noon and 6pm (Tuesday 19th at 5am and 11am AEDST), the museum will present King Day: A Virtual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday. The event will showcase Dr. King’s work, the history of how the national holiday came to be, as well as how the museum has celebrated the holiday in years past.

For those joining, the online celebration will feature:

  • Musical performances by Memphis musicians Garry GoinTykeTKaren BrownAdajyo and many more.
  • Dr. Hasan Jeffries, Associate Professor at Ohio State University and editor of Understanding and Teaching the Civil Rights Movement, will give scholarly insight on Dr. King life and legacy.
  • For young viewers, museum educator Dory Lerner will share a “Small But Mighty Storytime” reading of the book My Uncle Martin’s Big Heart written by Angela Farris Watkins. The storytime session is sponsored by Macy’s.
  • The program also includes expressions from museum volunteers about the importance of serving on King Day at the museum over the years.
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