Thursday, April 5
Starts at 7:00 PM
Dr. King, I Remember…local reflections on the 50th anniversary of the assassination.
A multimedia presentation of remembrances of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the impact he had on individuals, will be dramatically presented. Interviews of local McLean County residents Lorecia Raglin, Lester Hampton, Rev. Dick Watts, Charles Morris, Greg White, Don Shandrow, Judy Stone, and Ola Brown will be incorporated into letters to Dr. King interspersed with some of his letters and speeches as a tribute to him.
The presentation will conclude with a reading of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream Speech” by Bradley Ross Jackson, sixth grade student at Calvary Christian Academy, who received a gold medal for reciting the “I Have A Dream” Speech from the ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) of Illinois.
This program will be presented jointly by Illinois Voices Theatre Echoes and the McLean County Museum of History and will be held in the Museum’s second floor Governor Fifer Courtroom. Admission is $5.00 per person.
Free parking will be available at the Lincoln Parking Deck, one block south of the Museum on Front Street. For more information or any questions, please contact the Education Department at 309-827-0428 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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