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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Celebration of Equity

January 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Caribbean American Cultural Group hosts its fourteenth annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Celebration of Equity. This one-hour presentation with Dr. Regine Michelle Jean-Charles emphasizes the significance of Dr. King’s work, its impact on society, and how communities can continue progressing as an inclusive community. Dr. Charles engages the audience through personal stories, historical anecdotes, quotes from civil rights leaders and a contemporary perspective on the lasting effects of the 1960s civil rights movement. Dr. Regine Michelle Jean-Charles is the Dean’s Professor of Culture and Social Justice as well as the Director of Africana Studies at Northeastern University.

Donations welcome for the CACG MLK Scholarship Fund. Funding for this speaker series is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Caribbean American Cultural Group. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

January 15 @ 11:00 am -
January 15 @ 1:00 pm

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Presenter Information:
Dr. Regine Michelle Jean-Charles, Dean's Professor of Culture and Social Justice, Northeastern University
Event Fee:
Free
Event Type:
In-person

Event Contact:

Dawn Bloomfield
Phone:
(954) 636-9067

Event Venue:

Sunlight Community Church
477 SW Cashmere Blvd
Port St Lucie, FL 34986
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Venue Phone:
(954) 636-9067

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