Join us for a youth-led event celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
We will have guest speakers featuring illustrator Keith Knight and historian Danita Mason-Hogans as well as student artwork and videos.
The event starts at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, in Century Hall of the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Event at the Carrboro Century Center
Saturday, January 14, 2023
- 1 p.m. - Art Gallery & Meet and Greet & Catering
Community fellowship and student artwork for viewing in
celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
- 1:45 p.m. - Welcome and Introduction
Remarks from Carrboro Youth Advisory Board, Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP Youth Council, and Carrboro Youth Council
- 1:50 p.m. - KAHOOT!
Dr. MLK Jr. Trivia
- 2 p.m. - Keith Knight
Speaker - Gentleman Cartoonist
- 2:30 p.m. - Danita Mason-Hogans
Speaker - Civil Rights Historian
- 2:40 p.m. - Barbara Foushee
Speaker - Town of Carrboro - Town Council
- 2:50 p.m. - Nevaeh Hodge
Speaker - Carrboro Youth Council and Chapel Hill- Carrboro NAACP Youth Council Member
- 2:55 p.m. - “What is your dream?”
When thinking about the legacy of Dr. MLK Jr.: “What is your Dream”?
The event is planned by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP Youth Council, Mayor’s Youth Advisory Board, and the Carrboro Youth Council.
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is observed on the third Monday of January each year.