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(V) Perceptions of Color #5: King in Context
January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST
Program livestreamed at facebook.com/garlandcountylibrary and youtube.com/garlandcolibrary
Join Marsalis Weatherspoon and his guests in “Perceptions of Color,” a monthly series that intends to both celebrate and educate about all facets of the African American experience. Weatherspoon, a musician, speaker, and public servant, currently serves as President of the local NAACP branch, Hot Springs Branch #6013.
The scope and depth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is so much greater than can be captured with a few blurbs from his celebrated 1963 “I Have a Dream” Speech. “King in Context” will explore the life and words of Dr. King to get a clearer picture of their impact in their time and today.
Diablo Coleman is the Chairman of the Martin Luther King Hot Springs Committee and is a native of Hot Springs. He has coordinated the Martin Luther King parade and program in Hot Springs for the past 15 years and formerly worked with the Boys and Girls Club for over 30 years. His father Bearbra Coleman was instrumental in spearheading several community events, including the Back to School Bash and Juneteenth Celebration.