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The Voice of the Black Community


Published Friday, January 11, 2019
by Compiled by staff


  • Jan. 17, 3:30 p.m., CNN commentator Symone Sanders, McKimmon Center. Open seating.
  • Jan. 18, 9 a.m., Wreath Laying ceremony, MLK Jr. Memorial Gardens
  • Jan 21, 6-10 a.m., MLK Day Breakfast, Widow’s Son Lodge #4, 427 S. Blount St.; 7:15 a.m., MLK Jr. Triangle Interfaith Prayer Breakfast, Sheraton Imperial Hotel, RTP; 9 a.m., MLK Day Rally, Peace and Justice Plaza; 11 a.m., Memorial Day March, State Capitol
  • Jan. 24, 11 a.m., Shaw Chapel: Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. The Rev. Jesse Jackson will be the keynote speaker.



  • Jan. 20, 8 p.m., Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave. Blackspace and FTMT present Afro Soul: A Tribute to MLK Jr. through music. Visit www.motorcomusic.com.
  • Jan. 21, 10:30-1 p.m., Northgate Mall, MLK Birthday Party
  • Jan. 21, 8:30-12 p.m., MLK Day of Service, NCCU’s LeRoy T. Walker Complex
  • Jan. 23, 7 p.m., civil rights activist/columnist Shaun King, Reynold Theater on Duke’s campus. Visit mlk.duke.edu


  • Jan. 24 7:30 p.m., Former NAACP president/CEO Ben Jealous, Memorial Hall. Free tickets available at Carolina Performing Arts Box Office


  • Jan. 18, 10 a.m. – Sen. Valerie Foushee, D-23, Jerry Passmore Senior Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr. Bring a non-perishable food item. Email: vdpledger@gmail.com.


  • Jan. 21, 9 a.m.: Celebration Parade. Contact: Arthur Bullock, (910) 645-4995


Not that we know of.
Posted on January 16, 2019
Is Shaun King also speaking at Shaw next week?
Posted on January 15, 2019

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