Alternate Title Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2015, MLK Day
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States
Description Presented by BAM, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, and Medgar Evers College of The City University of New York
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Cornel West
Master of Ceremonies: Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams
Music Performances: Sandra St. Victor & Oya’s Daughter / New York Fellowship Mass Choir
For the 29th year, BAM hosts New York City’s largest public celebration of the great civil rights leader. This year’s main event features a keynote address by author, professor, and activist Dr. Cornel West, with musical performances by Sandra St. Victor & Oya’s Daughter and the New York Fellowship Mass Choir. Following the morning events, West will sign copies of The Radical King, his new collection of King’s writings, and Black Prophetic Fire, a collection of dialogues on black leaders between West and scholar Christa Buschendorf.