Barber to address Morristown virtual MLK Day observance, Jan. 17



From the Morristown Martin Luther King Observance Committee:

The Rev. William Dr. William J. Barber II, founder and president of Repairers of the Breach, will deliver the keynote talk at Morristown’s 52nd annual MLK Day observance, on Jan. 17, 2022.

Again this year, the program will be virtual.  It runs from 10 am to 1 pm.  Register here.

Online panels will discuss:

  • Surviving Today’s Toxic Environment of Hate
  • Criminal Justice Reform
  • Public Health and the Pandemic
  • Rebuilding the Economy
  • Culture wars: Critical Race Theory/Cancel Culture/Black Lives Matter
  • The Challenge of Worshipping in the Changing Face of the Pandemic
  • Realities of Today’s Injustices: Present and Future Hope

Presented by the Martin Luther King Observance Committee, MLK Day is sponsored by Atlantic Health System and in collaboration with the Morris Area Interfaith Clergy Council.  It is supported by Morris County organizations and churches and serves to bring the Beloved Community dreamed of by Dr. King to the  community.

Some of the MLK Day partners include: The Church of God In Christ For All Saints; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.-Pi Theta Omega Chapter; Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Sigma Zeta Lambda Chapter; Bethel Church of Morristown, Calvary Baptist Church of Morristown, and the Morristown Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

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