46th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration Week – January 11- 18, 2016

2016 Martin Luther King Celebration

This year’s theme, “There is no Tomorrow without Today”.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
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MLK Celebration January 2016

Monday, January 11, 2016  – 6PM

Peace Keepers, presented by the Nation of Islam
Eastdale Village Community

United Methodist Church
1403 Tunnel Blvd.
Chattanooga, TN 37411

Rev. Charlotte S. Williams, Pastor
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Tuesday, January 12, 2016  –  6PM

Black Lives Matter – Alicia Garza, presented by the Unity Group and Concerned Citizens for Justice

First Baptist Church
506 East 8th Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403

Rev. William Terry Ladd, III, Pastor
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Wednesday, January 13, 2016  – 6PM

Interfaith Prayer Service with African, Bahai, Buddhist, Christian, Humanist, Judaism. Lakota, and Unitarian Universalist presented by the Unity Group of Chattanooga

Mercy Junction Justice and Peace Center
St. Andrew’s Center
1918 Union Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37404

Rev. Brian Merritt, Pastor

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Thursday,  January 14, 2016  – 9AM

Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth
Second Missionary Baptist Church
2305 East Third Street
Chattanooga, TN 37404

Reverend Ernest L. Reid, Pastor

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Friday, January 15, 2016 – 6PM

Hidden Colors with Dr. Booker T. Coleman, presented by Mahmood Abdullah and Southside Market

Eastdale Village Community
United Methodist Church
1403 Tunnel Blvd.
Chattanooga, TN 37411

Rev. Charlotte S. Williams, Pastor

A $10.00 donation is requested for this program.
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Saturday, January 16, 2016 – 9:00 AM
Unity Group’s 46th Annual – Prayer Breakfast
“There is No Tomorrow Without Today”

Greater Tucker Baptist Church
1115 N Moore Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37411

A $25 donation is requested.

Guest Speaker:  Judge Ericka L. Matthews McJimpsey, Municipal Judge for the City of Spartanburg, South Carolina.
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Monday, January 18, 2016

1:45PM – Line Up:
Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Parade and March

The Parade begin at the new location at the intersection of North Moore Road, Brainerd Road and Club Drive between Waffle House and Ridgedale Baptist Church.
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3:00 PM  – Start of Parade

The parade will start at with a right turn to proceed on North Moore Road to Brainerd High School where it will end in the parking lot near the football stadium

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5:00 PM –  The Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday – Main Event

Brainerd High School

Concert with Phusion Dance Group
TruSaint & TureMog of Savior Gang and Big Mike Mic

MAIN PROGRAM
5:00PM
Phusion Center for the Contemporary Arts’ students consist of all ages, cultures and socio-­economic levels training in Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, and Tap.
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The Unity Group Presents

45th Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Week Celebration

January 12—19, 2015

FOCUS  2020 –  Crisis in the Community –   Where Do We Go From Here?

January 12  (Monday) – State of Black Chattanooga  (Location – TBD)  –  7PM

January 13  (Tuesday) – State of Black Chattanooga  (Location – TBD)  –  7PM

January 14  (Wednesday)  – Interfaith Community Worship Service  (Location – TBD)

January 17 (Saturday)     –  Prayer Breakfast  –  $25 donation
Speaker:  Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr., Pastor Emeritus
Trinity United Church of Christ, Chicago, Il.
Location – Greater Tucker Missionary Baptist Church
1061 North Moore Road
Chattanooga, TN

January 18 (Sunday)   –  Dr. King’s Birthday Party
Speaker:  TBA
Location:  New Zion Baptist Church
809 Martin Luther King Blvd
Chattanooga, TN

January 19 (Monday)  –  M. L. King Memorial March & Parade       –    4:00 PM
From Miller Park to Olivet Baptist Church
740 Martin Luther King Blvd

MAIN PROGRAM    – 5:00 PM
Speaker:  TBA
Location:   Olivet Baptist Church
740 Martin Luther King Blvd
Chattanooga, TN