Featuring keynote address by acclaimed actor, producer, and philanthropist Danny Glover
Musical performances by the New Life Tabernacle Mass Choir and Kenny Muhammad The Human Orchestra
Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, and Medgar Evers College of The City University of New York present New York City’s largest public celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Program also features free screenings of Soundtrack for a Revolution at BAM Rose Cinemas
Related MLK Weekend programming includes community art exhibition Picture the Dream as well as Black Rock Coalition’s 25th Anniversary Celebration: The Civil Rights Songbook of Curtis Mayfield in BAMcafé
Target is the presenting sponsor of BAM Community Access to the Arts
The New York Times Community Affairs Department is the media sponsor for the Tribute
Brooklyn, N.Y. —BAM, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, and Medgar Evers College of The City University of New York host the 24th annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.—Come Share the Dream on Monday, January 18th at 10:30am in the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House (Peter Jay Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Avenue). The annual celebratory event brings together artists and civic leaders to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. King. The event is free and is sponsored by Target, The New York Times, and Medgar Evers College. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-seated basis starting at 8am in the BAM lobby.