Monday, Jan. 16, various venues
The Martin Luther King Jr. Coalition plans a series of events for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Theme for the MLK Coalition’s 42nd annual celebration in Cincinnati is “Unequal, Unjust, Unacceptable.”
A ticketed breakfast sponsored by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and the Martin Luther King Jr. Coalition is scheduled for 8 a.m. The King Legacy Awards Breakfast at the Freedom Center will feature performing arts presentations and recipients of the 2017 MLK Jr. Dream Awards.
All other events are free. They include:
- 10 a.m: Commemorative Civil Rights March begins at the Freedom Center.
- 11 a.m: Fountain Square, Interfaith Prayer Service followed by march to Music Hall. Metro’s Rosa Parks Bus will provide limited seating for those unable to make the 1-mile walk from the Freedom Center to Music Hall.
- Noon: Woodward Theatre, MLK Commemorative Celebration. Several youth choirs will perform as part of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Chorale music program directed by Bishop Todd O’Neal and Steve Milloy.