Milwaukee, January 17, 2021: 21st Annual MLK Justice Program

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

21st Annual MLK Justice Program

Monday, January 17, 2022

1 pm – Outdoor Gathering at Dr. King’s Statue

1700 block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive (just north of Walnut St.)

Civil rights songs, Words of Dr. King performed by actor Andre Lee Ellis, and an open mic for the community to reflect on Dr. King’s impact on our lives today.

Please wear masks and dress warmly.


7 pm – Dr. M.L. King, Jr. Justice Program on Zoom

“Uniting Against Racism – Where Do We Go from Here?”

  • Panel of Local Leaders for Racial Justice. Omar Flores, Yasmine Mohamed Ahmed, Rep. David Bowen, Christine Neumann-Ortiz, & Justin Blake. Moderator- Fidel Verdin.
  • Words of Dr. King performed by actor Dimonte Henning.
  • Music by Dorothy James and David Nunley.

In cooperation with True Skool.

To register for this free event go to

The event can also be viewed on Facebook on the Martin Luther King Jr. Justice Coalition – MKE Facebook page. 

Sponsored by the Milwaukee Martin Luther King, Jr. Justice Coalition

The Coalition includes St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Peace Action Wisconsin, Veterans for Peace, Casa Maria, Summer of Peace,  Voces de la Frontera, Milw. Branch WILPF, Injured Workers Center, Greater Milwaukee Green Party, Progressive Democrats of America in Milw. County, WAVE, Welfare Warriors. Marquette U. Center for Peacemaking, Milwaukee Justice Coalition, Mothers for Justice United, 350 Milwaukee, Riverwest Neighborhood Assn., Vietnam Vets Against the War, Wis. Conf. of Branches NAACP, SEIU, Catholics for Peace and Justice, Rid Racism Milwaukee, We Got This, End the Wars Coalition, Poor Peoples Campaign Milw., Wis. Coalition to Normalize Relations with Cuba, Milwaukee Turners, Central United Methodist Church. 

Contact: George Martin 414-745-5740

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