Monday, January 21, 2002
The Cincinnati Enquirer
Tristate events honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. include:
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.
Remembrance & Reflection luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Harry T. Wilks Conference Center. Free, reservations required: 785-3024.
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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