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22nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Program 2007: From Civil Rights to Black Power

Catalog Data

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Subject:
Baraka, Amiri 1934-2014  Search this
King, Martin Luther Jr. 1929-1968  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Physical description:
1 DVCAM video recording
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2007
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on transcription from physical asset and contents of recording.
Event held at National Museum of Natural History. Hosted by Anacostia Community Museum. Organized in collaboration with DC WritersCorp.
Summary:
The 22nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Program, hosted by the Anacostia Community Museum, featured spoken word artists The Last Poets, Amiri Baraka, and the DC Writers Corp who provided social commentary to provoke social change. Spoken word artist Laini Mataka served as the Mistress of Ceremonies. The performances were followed by a panel discussion, a question-and-answer period, and a book signing. The program was held on January 11, 2007 in the Baird Auditorium of the National Museum of Natural History.
Performance. Dated 20070111.
Cite as:
22nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Program 2007: From Civil Rights to Black Power, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Repository Loc.:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives, MRC-777 1901 Fort Place, SE, Washington, DC 20020 (tel. 202.633.4853, fax 202.287.2422) ACMarchives@si.edu Consult archivist by appointment
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Poets  Search this
African American poets  Search this
Rap (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Celebrations  Search this
Local number:
ACMA AV005046
Restrictions & Rights:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_387281