Monday, January 21, 2002

Holiday events




The Cincinnati Enquirer

        Tristate events honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. include:

Today

        • King Day Breakfast, 8 a.m., Hyatt Regency Hotel downtown. By Arts Consortium of Cincinnati and Procter & Gamble. Judge William H. Gray III, president and CEO of the United Negro College Fund, speaks. Cost: $20.

        • Prayer Breakfast by Middletown NAACP, 8 a.m. at New Era Baptist Church, 1120 Yankee Road. Cost $10.

        • Memorial March 11:15 a.m., Fountain Square. Prayers and walk to Music Hall. Speakers: Ed Rigaud, president of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Steve Reece, business owner, and Vice Mayor Alicia Reece. Music by the Martin Luther King Jr. Chorale.

        • Miami University Hamilton march, 11 a.m. from Booker T. Washington Community Center, 1140 S. Front St., to Payne Chapel AME Church, 320 S. Front St., where the Rev. Anne Henning-Byfield of Detroit speaks at noon.

        • Family activities, noon, Northern Kentucky Community Center, 824 Greenup St., Covington.

        • Observance at World Peace Bell, 4 p.m., Newport, “The Ghost of Harriet Tubman.” Candlelight march at 6 p.m.

        • “Convene for the Dream ” 7-9 p.m., Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Covington. Speaker: the Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth.

        • Worship service, 7 p.m., Forest Chapel United Methodist, 680 W. Sharon Road. Choirs: Quinn Chapel AME Church, Greenhills Presbyterian Church, and Cottonwood Elementary School in Mount Healthy. Drama: The Rev. Jeannette Shegog, pastor of Mount Zion United Methodist Church.

        • Community observance, 6:30-8:30 p.m., United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 2645 W. North Bend Road. By Mount Airy churches and pastors.

        • Community celebration, 7 p.m., Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 7600 Princeton-Glendale Road, West Chester Township.

Wednesday

        Remembrance & Reflection luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Harry T. Wilks Conference Center. Free, reservations required: 785-3024.

Thursday

        Lani Guinier, 8 p.m., Miami University at Oxford lectures on her book Lift Every Voice: Turning a Civil Rights Setback into a New Vision of Social Justice.

       



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