The 35th Annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. @BAM_Brooklyn #MLKDay #MLKDay2021

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BAM | The 35th Annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Presented by BAM and the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, in association with BRIC.

We come together to honor iconic civil right leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at this digital adaptation of our beloved annual event. Audience members from around the world are invited to join us for New York City’s largest public celebration of Dr. King’s legacy, a free virtual program featuring world-renowned activists, public figures, and civic leaders alongside musicians and other performers.

After a painful year, we take this moment to reflect and to move towards the future. We draw inspiration from Dr. King’s words, his life, and the actions of those around us who continue the fight for equality and justice. With a keynote address by Alicia Garza—author of The Purpose of Power, principal at Black Futures Lab, and co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Global Network—and performances by Grammy winner PJ Morton, Tarriona “Tank” Ball, Sing Harlem!, poets Timothy DuWhite and Ashley August, and other changemakers, this tribute to Dr. King grounds us in a message of hard-earned hope.

This event is available to view through February 28.

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