After the program, Herb Boyd will sign copies of his books, Civil Rights: Yesterday & Today and Heroes of America Illustrated Lives: Martin Luther King, Jr. in the African Burial Ground National Monument Visitor Center. Please, do not miss this opportunity to meet Boyd and to cherish this lifetime experience. For more information about Herb Boyd visit http://aalbc.com/authors/herb_boyd.htm
The DR. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration will conclude with a showing of the film, "Never Lose Sight of Freedom" at 2:00 p.m. This 26-minute masterpiece reveals images from the historic march from Selma to Montgomery. Also, it interprets the historic Voting Rights Movement from the perspectives of those who experienced it!
African Burial Ground National Monument Visitor Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm. The memorial is open seven days a week, 9 am to 4 pm and closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
The DR. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration will take place at the African Burial Ground National Monument, located on the first floor of the Ted Weiss Federal Building at 290 Broadway in Lower Manhattan, close to Foley Square and just north of City Hall. Upon entering the building, members of the public will have to go through security screening.
All events are free & open to the public. For more information please call (212) 238-4367.