January 26, 2021

3 Bay Area celebrations for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Celebration — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service: 11:30-5:15 p.m. Jan. 18. A full day of online programing, including children’s storytime, poetry reading, photographic images of the civil rights era protests and more. Free. https://bit.ly/35FmgYy

MLK Day Walk For Justice: 1 p.m. Jan. 18, San Jose City Hall, 200 East Santa Clara St., San Jose. Enjoy a rally and community walk. Bring signs with names and photos of your loved ones that have been and are wrongfully incarcerated. The Hampton family is hosting the event in support of Carlos Harris. Free. http://bit.ly/3smCtvx

24th annual 2021 Piedmont MLK Celebration: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jan. 18. Featuring performances by traditional Native American flutist Vince Redhouse and Destiny Arts Youth Performance Company. Speakers will include Congresswoman Barbara Lee; Stanford Professor and King Institute Director Clayborne Carson; and filmmaker and World Trust Founder Shakti Butler. And new to the celebration this year are community education workshops. Free. www.padc.info 

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Author: Lisa Herendeen

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