Journey for Justice: MLK Jr. Day 2021 (Online)
Journey for Justice is a program of music, performances, speakers, poetry, art, dance and community connection in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2021. The program includes regional speakers, poets, visual and performing artists, as well as links to virtual programs on two new BIMA exhibitions:
- Breathe is a group exhibition inspired by the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., highlighting historical and current injustices, stories of survival and images of hope. Artists include Humaira Abid, Cory Bennett Anderson, Eileen Jimenez, Michelle Kumata, Marilyn Montufar, Susan Point, Roger Shimomura, Carletta Carrington Wilson, and Linda Wolf.
- Paul Rucker: FOREVER acknowledges civil rights martyrs that will probably never appear on US Postage Stamps. Included are Four Little Girls, victims of the 1963 church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama. Also, Edwin T. Pratt, former Executive Director of the Seattle Urban League.
Learn more information about all 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events here: bainbridge-race-equity.org
Thank you to the community partners that have led and organized all 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events: Living Life Leadership, Living Art Heritage Project, Kitsap ERACE Coalition, Kitsap SURJ, B.I. ERACE, Bainbridge Island School District, Multicultural Advisory Council, Bainbridge Island Race Equity Task Force, Bremerton Race Equity Task Force, New Life Community Development Agency, Emmanuel Church, Ebenezer Church, Kitsap Strong, Kitsap County African American Historical Society, Wake Up Bainbridge