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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice

January 14 - January 15

On Monday, January 15, the New Haven Museum will host storytelling and activity tables as part of the Yale Peabody Museum’s 22nd Annual “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice” (January 14-15). Located at 114 Whitney Avenue, the New Haven Museum is steps away from the Peabody Museum, at 170 Whitney Avenue. Admission is free.

Held in honor of Dr. King and his efforts to ensure environmental and social justice among all people, activities planned by the Peabody Museum include world-class performances, a teen summit, a poetry slam, and educational activities for visitors of all ages. More than two dozen community organizations participate with activity or information tables.

The storytelling sessions at the New Haven Museum include engaging tales by:

  • 11:30 a.m.: Clifton Graves – “Chickens and Eagles”
  • 1:00 p.m.: Waltrina Kirkland Mullins – “We’ve Come a Long Way! – Celebrating the Legacy of Dr. King”
  • 2:00 p.m.: Joy W. Donaldson – “Martin Luther King: In Word and Song”


January 14
January 15
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New Haven Museum
114 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06510 United States

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