October 15, 2018
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“King’s Dream: Then and Now”

Type: Community
Date: 01/16/2018 - 01/16/2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Pascal Center for Performing Arts at Anne Arundel Community College
Address: 101 College Parkway, Arnold
Website: www.facebook.com/events/133222000703146

County Executive Steve Schuh and Anne Arundel United will host a special event honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to include a screening of his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech and presentations by experts called “King’s Dream: Then and Now.”

Doors will open and a welcoming reception will start at 6 p.m.

“There is so much we can learn from Dr. King through his words and his deeds,” said Schuh. “His message of peace and mutual respect lives on today, and we have an obligation to teach his legacy to the young people of today.”

Featured speakers will include Dr. Lester Brooks from Anne Arundel Community College, former Maryland Delegate and Baltimore Councilman Keiffer J. Mitchell, Jr. and civil rights activist Carl Snowden.

Please RSVP for the event via Facebook at: www.facebook.com/events/133222000703146

Please note that if you need special accommodations for this event, contact Derek Matthews at exmatt38@aacounty.org or by calling 410-222-1095. Please make a request at least seven days in advance of this event. TTY users, please call via Maryland 7-1-1.


Speaker Bios:

Lester Brooks is a history professor at Anne Arundel Community College who has taught U.S. History, African American History and Civil War History for more than 30 years. He earned his master’s degree from Howard University and his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University.

Keiffer Jackson Mitchell, Jr. is a special advisor to Governor Larry Hogan. He is a former Baltimore City Councilman and State Delegate and comes from a storied political family in Maryland. His grandfather was the late civil rights activist Clarence Mitchell, Jr.

Carl Snowden is a former Annapolis Alderman and lifelong civil rights activist, starting with his protest of high school policies in 1970. He founded the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee Inc., and was instrumental in bringing a King Memorial to Anne Arundel Community College.

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