16TH ANNUAL DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. CELEBRATION - Westport Moms

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16TH ANNUAL DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. CELEBRATION

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Now in its 16th year, the event will feature a keynote address by renowned author Heather McGhee. Her 2021 book, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Togetherspent ten weeks on The New York Times bestseller list and was longlisted for the National Book Award. Her 2020 TED talk, Racism Has a Cost for Everyone, reached 1 million views in just two months online.

Hosted by the Westport Library, Westport Country Playhouse, TEAM Westport, Westport/Weston Interfaith Council, and the Westport/Weston Interfaith Clergy,  the program will be live streamed from the Library’s Trefz Forum.

The program will also include recorded performances by two local youth organizations: a recital by The Bridgeport Boys Choir, and a dance performed by students from Regional Center for the Arts.

Details

Date:
May 18
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:
https://www.westportplayhouse.org/show/mlk2022/

Venue

Westport Library
20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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Phone:
203-291-4840
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