Four El Rincon Elementary School students will help celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King at Culver City’s 8th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Saturday, January 19.
Fifth-graders Omar Attaalla, Anaiya Mitchell, Laila Remy and McKayla Williams are winners of Culver City’s Martin Luther King Student Speech Contest and will present their award-winning speeches at 2:10 p.m. as part of a day-long celebration.
The event, “Realizing the Dream, Living the Legacy,” will be held from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Culver City Senior Center, 4095 Overland Ave.
Free to the public, the celebration will include a screening of “MLK: The Assassination Tapes;” a panel discussion about Dr. King’s legacy; a keynote address by Rev. James Lawson, friend and ally of Dr. King; and even a birthday cake to celebrate what would have been Dr. King’s 84th birthday.
For a complete list of program events, go to www.culvercity.org. Free parking for the event will be available at at Veterans Park (at the intersection of Culver Blvd. and Overland Ave.).
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