Concordia St. Paul News

January 17, 2014

Minnesota History Center Hosts 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

EVENT PREVIOUSLY HELD AT CONCORDIA AND CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

The 2014 state-sponsored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration will be held at the Minnesota History Center (345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul) Monday, Jan. 20, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Previously this event was held at Concordia University and Central High School.

This free event includes:

  • Opening remarks by Governor Mark Dayton
  • Keynote address by Congressman Keith Ellison
  • WCCO’s Angela Davis will emcee the program
  • Honoring Dr. Josie Johnson
  • Musical performances by local talents

Schedule of events:

  • 8:30 a.m. The Council on Black Minnesotans’ Discussion on the 88th Legislative Session
  • 10:15 a.m. Ceremonial March
  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Celebration Program
  • 12:30 p.m. Complimentary Community Lunch