2021 MLK Day Resources

2021 MLK Day Celebration Resources

  • Urban League’s MLK Virtual Celebration:
  • January Series Talk by Jimar Tisby on “What is the color of compromise?”
    • Monday, January 18, 2021, 12:30 PM–1:30 PM  
    • In celebration of MLK Day, we will be hearing from Jemar Tisby, author of the award-winning book, The Color of Compromise: The Truth About the American Church’s Complicity in Racism. Tisby is an author, speaker, and president of The Witness: A Black Christian collective, where he writes about race, religion, and culture. He also co-hosts the podcast “Pass the Mic,” which amplifies dynamic voices for a diverse church.  
    •  https://calvin.edu/january-series/speakers/ 
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Community Celebration Event
  • The Great American Lie-MLK Day 2021
    • Monday, January 18, 1:00 pm
    •  The Great American Lie is a documentary film that examines how a US value system built on the extreme masculine ideals of money, power, and control has glorified individualism, institutionalized inequality, and undermined the ability of most Americans to achieve the American Dream. The main topic of this film is arguably one of the most important issues of our time: social and economic immobility. 
    • Learn more and register here!

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