January 11, 2018, 6:00pm - January 11, 2018, 8:00pm
The Twin Ports Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Events Planning Committee and NAACP-Duluth Branch members invite you to join us as we host the Twin Ports Mayors - Duluth Mayor Emily Larson and Superior Mayor Jim Paine - in a Mayoral Reception which will honor Dr. Martin Luther King's life and legacy in his work for equity and justice for all.
There will be a short program where both mayors will speak, and will give a collaborative proclamation for the cities of Duluth and Superior. This year's MLK Tribute series of events theme is: "A Birth of a New Nation" which is taken from a sermon that MLK, Jr. gave in Montgomery, Alabama in 1957.
There will be refreshments and time for conversation. EVERYONE is invited to this free and open to the public event. All ages. Family friendly.
Please help us get the word out and share this invitation with your friends. For more information on the MLK events please go to duluthnaacp.org/mlk and/or if you have questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 12, 2018, 5:30pm - January 12, 2018, 9:00pm
Join us for a free community dinner and a night of celebration honoring the contributions of people of African Heritage in the Performing Arts.
Dinner will be served at 5:30 pm. The main course includes your choice of chicken or portobello mushrooms. Sides will include cornbread, potato salad, and more!
The show will begin at 7:00 pm with inspired poetry, musicians, and vocalist!
More details to come! Please help us get the word out and share this invitation with your friends. For more information on the MLK events please go to duluthnaacp.org/mlk and/or if you have questions please contact email@example.com.
On October 10, 2003, the Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial was dedicated to the memory of three young African American men whose lives were taken by a massive lynch mob in Duluth, Minnesota on June 15, 1920. The Memorial testifies to the public's commitment to acknowledge its painful history in order…
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October 14, 2017, 10:00am - October 14, 2017, 12:00pm
March to Dismantle the Legacy of Racism and Build a Community of Peace. We are coming together to Recognize and respond to racismm in the Twin Ports.
We will begin gathering at 9:30 am at the Clayton Jackson Mcghie Memorial (Corner of 2nd avenue East & 1st Street, Downtown Duluth). The march will leave at 10 am and go down to Superior Street and then up to the Civic Center (411 W 1st St, Duluth).
Stay tuned for more details on culture and policy change priorities to come.
Cover Photo credit:
Taken at NAACP Duluth #Charlottesville Solidarity Vigil by Ivy Vainio (photographer)
Feel free to reach out with any questions to the lead organizers of Justice City Coalition and/or join us for organizing meetings every Wednesday night at 6pm at Men as Peacemakers.
Kym Young: (218) 673-6017
Andromeda Doherty Lee: (218) 461-7932
Amy Brooks: (218) 340-3980
Media/Social Media Contacts:
Courtney Cochran: (218) 576-7226
Sean Hayes : (218) 260-3440
National Solidarity March, Washington DC Host: NYAToday
Current Supporting Organizations:
Duluth-Superior Save the Kids
Men As Peacemakers
Superior African Heritage Community
Grandmother's for Peace
Twin Ports Veterans for Peace
YWCA's Stand Against Racism Campaign
Feminist Action Collective
Twin Ports Democratic Socialists of America
Take Action Minnesota
Indivisible 4 Northland
Mighty Indivisible CD 8
Showing Up For Racial Justice Northland (SURJ Northland)
People’s Justice Coalition
Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial Inc.
All Black Zine
Anonymous Twin Ports
Feminist Justice League
Lake Superior Ex-Prisoners Organizing
Peace United Church of Christ Dismantling Racism Team
UMD Feminist Consciousness United
Unitarian Universalists Congregation of Duluth's Peace & Justice Committee
Fathers Rise Together
Cross Cultural Alliance of Duluth
East Central Indivisible
Idle No More/Northwoods Wolf Alliance
UMD's Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Lutheran Social Services
Together For Youth
Loaves and Fishes
UW-Superior Dept of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
SOAR Career Solutions
Planned Parenthood Duluth
Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women (MCBW)
Mending the Sacred Hoop
People of Color with Henry Banks
TransForming Families MN
Asian Women United Minnesota
UMD Queer & Allied Student Union
Men & Masculine Folks Network
Our Revolution Duluth
Duluth Central Labor Body
Workers United Local 99
UMD Commission on Equity, Race and Ethnicity (CERE)
*And many community members not affiliated with a community group.