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Dr. Martin Luther King Day Program

at Eastern State Penitentiary , Philadelphia PA

Jan 17 2022
Dr. Martin Luther King Day Program

Join in person or online for a free program commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” Students, educators, public officials, artists, & activists will read the entirety of Dr. King’s landmark text.

The letter will be read in three acts with a short intermission between each section. During the event, special guests, including our returning host STARFIRE, will provide space for reflection and connection as well as music and art inspired by Dr. King’s legacy. Those attending in person are also invited to write to someone currently incarcerated in Pennsylvania at a designated letter-writing station.


Free. No reservations required.
Live and in person at
Online via Facebook or Zoom webinarEastern State Penitentiary

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Eastern State Penitentiary 

2027 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130

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