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SummerStage Anywhere Presents “Marching On: Celebrating The Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”
January 15, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Marching On: Celebrating The Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in association with Winter Jazzfest and Voices of a People’s History of the United States celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and commitment to equity, freedom & peace for Black Americans and all people of this country and the world. With that clarion call as resonant today as it ever was, artists across disciplines will breathe their own passion and the power of our present time into Dr. King’s vision. Featured artists include alto saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin; poet and organizer Mahogany Browne; vocalist and educator C. Anthony Bryant; actress and poet Linda Labeija; NAACP and OBIE-Award winning actor Ty Jones; R&B/soul singer Deva Mahal; R&B singer-songwriter Tarriona “Tank” Ball; and harpist Brandee Younger who was recently awarded Rising Star Harpist in Downbeat Magazine’s 2020 Critics Poll. The performance will be narrated by curator and multidisciplinary artist Niama Safia Sandy and will premiere on Friday, January 15th at 7:00pm ET on SummerStageAnywhere.org.