Results tagged “Martin Luther King” from Spotlight

MOW50: 5 Things to See and Do

By Doug Rule
August 23, 2013 5:04 PM |
"There’s so much going on in the days leading up to the 28th,” Terri Harris Reed of the George Washington University tells Metro Weekly. She’s referring to the 50th anniversary of the original March on Washington, which occurred Aug. 28, 1963. And a simple glance through Metro Weekly's special issue focused on the march and its legacy proves her point.   Events ... [Read]

Folger's MLK Tribute

Posted by Randy Shulman
January 11, 2012 10:41 AM |
The Folger Shakespeare Library celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with dramatic readings of speeches and poetry, all on the au courant theme of protest. Carlos Parada, Kim Roberts and Dan Vera are among poets who will discuss the significance of protest in their own work and the poetry of others for this free, family-friendly event. Monday, Jan. 16, at ... [Read]