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SCLC Celebrates King Legacy Week 2021
By Cora Jackson-Fossett, Religion Editor
Published January 13, 2021

     Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (File photo)

Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California will host several events as part of their King Legacy Week 2021, which commemorates the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The theme is “A New Day!”

Among the highlights is the MLK Legacy Awards and Virtual Gala set for Monday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. Actress Anne Marie Johnson will serve as emcee for the occasion.

The honorees include Phil Washington, CEO of L.A. Metropolitan Transit Authority; the Rev. John Cager, pastor of Ward AME Church; Dr. Daniel Black, an author and professor; Erma “Granny” Hall Woods, a veteran union activist; and Wonman Joseph Williams of Black Lives Matter L.A.

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Tickets include a dinner from Dulan’s Soul Food Restaurant, delivered to your door, said the Rev. William D. Smart, Jr., SCLC-SC president/CEO.  In addition, the organization’s Annual Essay and Oratorical Contest will be held in February in conjunction with Black History Month.

Pastor William Smart (File)

Earlier this week, SCLC-SC sponsored their 64th Annual Founder’s Day on Jan. 10; a Community Economic Empowerment Forum, co-hosted with the L.A. South Chamber of Commerce, on Jan. 11; and the Annual MLK Interfaith Prayer Breakfast with keynote speaker Van Jones on Jan. 14.

A screening of the documentary, “Shared Legacies” will be held on Jan. 16. The film covers the history of the relationship between the Black and Jewish communities.

For information about all events, visit facebook.com/sclcsocal or call (213) 268-4820.

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