2012 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. State Celebration Kick-Off

Program set for Saturday, Jan. 7 at Harris-Stowe State University

January 1, 2012 | 2 min reading time
Collage of photos of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Collage of photos of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by Google Images

Everyone is invited to attend the 26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., State Celebration Commission Kick-Off Program for Missouri.  The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7 in the HGA Main Auditorium of Harris-Stowe State University, 3026 Laclede Avenue.

Masters of Ceremonies will be Howard Richards and Courtney Z. McCall.  This year's Keynote Speaker will be Dick Gregory, Activist, Philosopher, Anti-Drug Crusader, Comedian, Author, Actor, Recording Artist, Nutritionist.

Special performances by:  The St. Louis Children's Choirs, Notibutwe Muhindi Kambeng (We Children & Unity) African Dance Troupe, and The Jazz Edge.

A reception featuring Steve Schankman and the Motown Revue (sponsored by Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.) will follow the program.

All seating will be on a first-come, first-serve basis, other than those reserved for program participants and awardees.

Admission is FREE and open to the public.  For more information, call the University at (314) 340-3390.


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