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MLK Celebration Goes Virtual at New Haven Museum

New Haven, Conn. (January 11, 2021) –The New Haven Museum will offer storytelling and special dance performances as part of the Yale Peabody Museum’s 25th Annual “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice,” via Zoom on Monday, January 18, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free, register here.

The program will feature storyteller Clifton Graves (Chicken and the Eagle, The Creation), Joy Donaldson (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Word), and Waltrina Kirkland-Mullins. Dr. Robbie Thomas will read her children’s book, “Mommy, Why Am I Different?”

During “Recollection Connections,” The Artsucation™ Academy Network will present an international celebration of the past, present, and future legacies of our social-justice warriors, featuring New Haven's Neighborhood Music School's Premiere Dance Company and Keepers of the Culture Performing Arts Company, and the M'Bosse Dance Company of Senegal. The program will be choreographed and directed by Ms. Hanan Hameen.

Held in honor of Dr. King and his efforts to ensure environmental and social justice among all people, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice” is organized by the Yale Peabody Museum each year. For more information visit:

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