Milwaukee MLK Rally
MLK Day Justice Program and March MOVE TO AMEND WILL HAVE A REPRESENTATIVE SPEAKING ABOUT THE MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX at the 2:30 rally at MLK statue. (Share the Facebook event here.) “The greatest purveyor of violence in the world — my own government. I cannot be silent.” –MLK 1:00 pm: Indoor Program commemorating Dr. King’s call to confront racism, militarism, poverty and economic injustice. SPeakers George Martin, Fred Reed and Derek Williams’ Aunt Lashanda Shumpert. Performing artists Dorothy Jackson, Fred Reed, Andre Lee Ellis and Jahmes Finlayson. Honoring the work of Felmers Chaney, League of Young Voters and grassroots groups working to end poverty. 2:30 pm: March to the Dr. King Statue (MLK Drive, 1 block north of Walnut. Open mic to reflect on Dr. King’s message.) Sponsored by the Milwaukee Justice Coalition. On January 19, 2013, and the days surrounding it, join us to unite two powerful messages calling for a more just and democratic nation. First, to honor MLK Day, demand the right for everyone to vote without obstruction. Second, to protest the Citizens United ruling on its third anniversary, join the nationwide call to get big money out of politics and enact free and fair elections in America.
Event Location1 pm - St. Francis of Assisi Church, 4th & Brown
2:30 - MLK statue on MLK Dr., between Walnut & Brown Sts.
Milwaukee, WI 53212