Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles at the California African American Museum, where museum members ONLY are invited to watch the presidential inauguration. Gayle talked to Executive Director of CAAM’s, Charmaine Jefferson about today’s Martin Luther King Day events.
In addition to the public inauguration ceremony, today is also the MLK Day of Service. To honor MLK’s life and legacy, the California African American Museum (CAAM) will host its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday celebration, “Cake for King,” from 11am to 2pm The “Cake for King” celebration is FREE and open to the public.
From 3pm to 5pm, CAAM will host the regional “The Dream @ 50 Awards Ceremony,” in honor of the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream Speech.” This ceremony honors Los Angeles students from grades 1-12 for their artwork inspired by a word or phrase from Dr. King’s legendary speech. This event is FREE and open to the public.
Monday, January 21, 2013:
“Cake for King” & “The Dream @ 50 Awards Ceremony”
Events start at 11am and it’s FREE & open to the public
California African American Museum
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037
“Honoring the Dream” Candle Light Prayer Vigil
from 4pm to 6pm
City Hall Breezeway
3900 Main Street