MLK holiday

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More than fifty years have passed since the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have a Dream” speech during the March on Washington. While we have seen advances in racial equality since then, a recent Gallup poll shows a majority of Americans regard tension between the races as one of the most serious challenges facing the nation today.

Steve Milloy, director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Chorale, sits down with Anne Arenstein to preview their MLK Day Commemorative Program at Music Hall on Monday, January 18.

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A breakfast and prayer service start off Monday's Martin Luther King, Jr Day events. The celebration culminates with a program at Music Hall.

MLK Coalition President Jay Payne says there won't be a keynote speaker this year.

"We have three youth group presenters who are presenting in a more spoken word and theater tradition," says Payne.

Payne says that theme is Continuing King's legacy. The 40th annual civil rights march begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Freedom Center. It continues on to Fountain Square and to the annual celebration at Music Hall at noon.

The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day program, presented by the local MLK Coaltion, happens Monday, January 19 at Music Hall. Joining Jim Stump to talk about the arts components in this year’s program are Michael Burnham (spoken word) and Steve Milloy (director/conductor of the MLK Coalition Chorale.)

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City of Cincinnati employees will observe  Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday.  That means garbage and recycling collection will be delayed by one day all week.

Monday's pickup will be Tuesday, Tuesday's pickup will be Wednesday, and so forth.