Posts by Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

The Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture Series

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NEXT LECTURE:  Danny Glover, Thursday, May 3 at 7:00 pm at the Cathedral of Christ the Light, 2121 Harrison, Oakland. RSVP 510-434-3988. The Barbara Lee & Elihu Harris Lecture Series promotes an ample exchange of ideas to help inspire and move forward new leadership and sergeantship. All lectures present civil rights leaders who worked closely with…

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Danny Glover Lecture

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How do we think globally and act locally? What seemed to be the most complicated question asked by Representative Barbara Lee of keynote speaker, actor and activist Danny Glover at last night’s Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture ultimately found two, surprisingly simple answers: think like a circle and walk backwards to leap forward. Of…

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Danny Glover, Thursday, May 3 at 7:00pm

Danny Glove

Join us for the Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture Series featuring Danny Glover on Thursday, May 3rd, 7 PM at the Cathedral of Christ the Light, 2121 Harrison, Oakland. Award-winning actor, director, producer and humanitarian Activist Danny Glover will speak Thursday, May 3, 7 p.m., at the Cathedral of the Christ of Light, 2121 Harrison…

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LA TIMES: Oakland area students join Congress on Civil Rights Pilgrimage

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A group of Oakland-area students this weekend stood alongside major civil rights figures as part of the Faith and Politics Institute Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage tied to the anniversary of “Bloody Sunday.” Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), who was among those beaten on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965, asked the students for the first time to play…

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East Bay youth honored as speakers of Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage to Tennessee and Alabama, March 1-4, 2018

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Dr. Karen Bohlke Government and External Relations Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center 206-755-3677 or 510-610-5446 | Karen@mlkfreedomcenter.org East Bay youth honored as speakers of Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage to Tennessee and Alabama, March 1-4, 2018 Oakland, CA— The Martin Luther King Jr Freedom Center staff and youth…

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Solidarity in Action: Gun Control Now

The Martin Luther King jr Freedom Center expresses our solidarity to the families and citizens of Parkland, FL, who have lost children and suffered excruciating trauma in the brutal terrorist act at Stoneman Douglas High School. While these school based killings generate in all of us a desire for prayer and healing, we demand legislative…

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Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture Series 2018

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The Barbara Lee & Elihu Harris Lecture Series announces 2018 lectures   Please call our offices today at 510-434-3988 to RSVP, or to become a sponsor, volunteer, or help us spread the good word on these most dynamic public lecture opportunities!   ANITA HILL, Saturday March 10, 2018, Oakland Marriott Hotel “Anita Hill changed the conversation on workplace…

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Danny Glover, Thursday, May 3 at 7:00pm

Danny Glover

The Barbara Lee & Elihu Harris Lecture Series announces 2018 lectures   Please call our offices today at 510-434-3988 to RSVP, or to become a sponsor, volunteer, or help us spread the good word on these most dynamic public lecture opportunities!   The Barbara and Elihu Harris Lecture Series presents   Danny Glover MAY 3, 7 pm Cathedral…

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To Us, You Matter: Civic Engagement Campaign

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To Us You Matter:  Civic Engagement Campaign answers hard-hitting questions that relate to and deconstruct inequality, such as “What can we do to get people more civically engaged?” After interviewing hundreds of people in 32 different cities in four different states, the answers we received were very diverse. Having collected the responses of everyone we…

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