Celebration Cinema Presents:
MLK@themovies  January 13, 2014 at Celebration Cinema North
“Free Angela” a documentary on the life of Angela Davis from 1970 through 1972.

The 4th Annual MLK@themovies night will happen onMonday, January 13, 2014 beginning at 6:30 pm at Celebration Cinema North
Doors open @ 6:30 p.m.
Sponsored by  Celebration! Cinema in partnership with Radio in Black and White and Partners for a Racism-Free Community

This year’s film is – “Free Angela and All Political Prisoners,” is a powerful documentary focused on a compelling story. How did a 26 year old UCLA professor committed to social activism wind up on the FBI’s top 10 Most Wanted List?  Using archival footage from one of the most highly politicized periods in American history, award winning director Shola Lynch simply tells a story with intriguing twists and a surprise ending.

Admission is free but you have to register by going to https://celebrationcinema.com/angela.   In lieu of ticket cost, people are being encouraged to bring a donation of school supplies.


Calvin College - January Series 

Isabel Wilkerson:  “The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration”

Underwritten by John & Mary Loeks and Spectrum Health
Listen to this presentation LIVE at 12:30 p.m. EST on January 8
Note: Due to contractual restrictions, this presentation will not be recorded or archived.

Isabel Wilkerson, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author, spent 15 years interviewing more than 1,200 people to write The Warmth of Other Suns, her award-winning work of narrative nonfiction that tells the epic story of three people who made the decision of their lives in what came to be known as the Great Migration.
Wilkerson is a gifted and passionate speaker who has addressed the topics of migration, social justice, urban affairs and 20th Century history at universities across the country and in Europe. She has appeared on national programs such as CBS’ 60 Minutes, PBS’s Charlie Rose, NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross, NBC’s Nightly News, MSNBC, C-SPAN, and others.
When & Where?
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST   (doors open 11:30 a.m., free admission)
Covenant Fine Arts Center


Grand Rapids Community College 
28th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Inherit the Dream” Commemoration Program (ASL interpreted)
When: Monday, January 20, 2013 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where: Grand Rapids Community College, Gerald R. Ford Fieldhouse, 111 Lyon Street NE, Grand Rapids, MI
This annual program sponsored by Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Valley State University and Davenport University is meant to honor and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Come together for a community-wide celebration to honor the great contributions and sacrifices of Dr. King and to ask yourself, “what have I done to make Dr. King’s dream a reality?” Event is free and open to the public.