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NAAM will host its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Commemoration virtually this year to keep the community safe during COVID.
Virtual festivities include an inspirational lineup of community leaders reading civil rights books virtually to children and family-based trivia. The keynote program will feature music of the movement, messages for the moment, and meaningful virtual community connections.
The keynote speaker is Dr. Eddie Glaude, Jr., Morehouse College alumnus, nationally-renowned public intellectual figure seen on MSNBC & Meet the Press, and Professor & Chair of African American Studies at Princeton University.
Keynote program will air at 1PM+ rebroadcast at 4PM PST.
Children’s story hour will air at 11:30AM + rebroadcast at 5:30PM PST.
NAAM is also hosting a Books and Balls Giveaway, a drive-through experience to pick-up free African American children's books, a soccer ball and play kits.