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Celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Allentown Events – January 19-20, 2020

  • January 19, 2020 (Sunday, 6:00pm) “Traces of the Trade”
    A special screening of the feature documentary, “Traces of the Trade” which examines the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. Given the myth that the South is solely responsible for slavery, viewers may be surprised to learn that they were Northerners.
    Sponsored by the Lehigh Conference of Churches and First Presbyterian Church, Allentown.
    Location: First Presbyterian Church, Allentown. For details and [free] registration, see www.lehighchurches.org.
  • January 20, 2020 (Monday, 9:00am) Interfaith Prayer Breakfast with Sheryll D. Cashin who will be speaking on “A Case for Reparations from the Faith Perspective.” Dr. Cashin is a Professor of Law, Civil Rights and Social Justice at the Georgetown University Law Center. Please join us for prayer, breakfast, and fellowship.
    Location: First Presbyterian Church, Allentown. Cost: $25. For details and registration, see www.lehighchurches.org.
  • January 20, 2020 (Monday, 11:00am) Allentown NAACP Celebration with
    Dr. Tina Q. Richardson, Chancellor, Penn State University, Lehigh Valley campus.
    Location: St. James AME Zion Church, 410 Union St., Allentown.

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