Honoring Dr. King

Honoring Dr. King: The Enduring Relevance of “Letter from a Birmingham Jail"

Co-sponsored by: Jews United for Justice, The Associated, Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, Baltimore Interfaith Coalition to Dismantle Racism, Baltimore Jewish Council, Baltimore Jewish Cultural Chavurah, Beth Am Synagogue, Bolton Street Synagogue, Chevrei Tzedek, Chizuk Amuno Congregation & Schools, Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom, Hinenu, JPRIDE Baltimore, Jewish Community Center for Greater Baltimore (JCC), Jewish Volunteer Connection, Jews of Color Mishpacha Project, Kol HaLev, Pearlstone Center, Repair the World and Towson University Hillel.

Sunday, January 16 2022 1:00 PM - Sunday, January 16 2022 3:30 PM

<p>Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr&rsquo;s birthday at a dynamic, interactive exploration of the &ldquo;Letter from a Birmingham Jail.&rdquo; Students from the Baltimore School for the Arts will deliver portions of the Letter as dramatic readings. Then Pulitzer-prize winning author and King scholar Taylor Branch, grantmaker and pastor Tara Huffman, and community organizer Tre&rsquo; Murphy will discuss the relevance of the Letter today--including its religious and organizing implications. You&rsquo;ll be invited to share thoughts and feelings in break-out sessions with other attendees.</p>