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2022 MLK Events

Community Read: 
Letter from a Birmingham Jail

Sunday, January 16, 2022

  • Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CST)

  • Location: Facebook Event Live Video (No Facebook account is required) If you have a Facebook account, you can say you are going to get reminders for the event.

  • Description: LIVE community reading of Dr. King's Letter from a Birmingham Jail.  Community members will be able to participate in a moderated discussion during the reading using the comments in Facebook.  

  • Be a Reader: If you are interested in participating as a reader, fill out this registration form. Please note that People of Color will have priority in reading assignments.

  • Sponsored by: The Duluth Branch of the NAACP and Peace Church and organized by Reverend Jim Mitulski

  • ASL Interpretation provided by Jasmine and LaShawnda Lowe from Atlanta, GA

Dr. King's Words into Action:
Black Empowerment across the Generations

Monday, January 17, 2022

  • Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

  • Location: Facebook Event Live Video (No Facebook account is required)If you have a Facebook account, you can say you are going to get reminders for the event.

  • Description: The Duluth NAACP invites you to the viewing of the documentary, “Dr. King’s Words into Actions: Black Empowerment Across the Generations.” In this 20 minute documentary conversations will be held between two generations of Duluth residents where they discuss their perspectives on quotes from Dr. King on a variety of topics such as Voting Rights, Economic Justice, Criminal Justice, Health & Environmental Equity, Education, and Engagement of Young Adults. The viewing will be followed immediately by a call to action from committee chairs of the Duluth Branch of the NAACP.

  • Sponsored by: Duluth NAACP

  • Special thanks: to DanSan Creatives and Family Freedom Center

  • ASL Interpretation provided by Maggie Fink and Doug-Bowen-Bailey

More MLK Events

Sponsored by other organizations

2022 MLK Breakfast

Monday, January 17, 2022

  • Time: 8:45 AM - 10:30 AM (CST)

  • Location: VIRTUAL

  • Description: The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Breakfast is a fundraiser to benefit the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Twin Cities in helping local students of color get to and go through college.

  • Guest Speakers: 

    • Laura Coates, CNN Host and Senior Legal Analyst, Constitutional Expert and Author

    • Michael L. Lomax, Ph.D., President and CEO of UNCF

    • Moderated by Angela Davis, Host of MPR News with Angela Davis

    Learn more about the speakers and program sponsored by UNCF and supported by General Mills.  (https://www.mlkbreakfast.com/)
    • Sponsored by UNCF, United Negro College Fund 

    • Register by Friday, January 14, at 4 pm to get the Zoom link - https://www.tfaforms.com/4956167  (When you register, identify yourself as part of the : Duluth, MN Metro Area group)

      Unity, Service, Justice - A listening Session with Dr. Artika Tyner

      Flyer for January 19 event with Dr. Artika Tyner on Unity, Service, Justice. Wednesday, January 19, 2022

      • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM (CST)

      • Location: VIRTUAL

      • Description: Dr. Tyner will share her insight on creating unity in our community through service and provide those who wish to join the fight for social, racial, and economic justice with the necessary tools to advance social justice.

        • Dr. Artika Tyner - University of St. Thomas School of Law, Dr. Tyner serves as the founding director of the Center on Race, Leadership and Social Justice

      • Attendees will gain awareness and understand how our biases influence us, develop skills where we can learn to work more effectively in diverse groups, and build tools and confidence for advancing social justice awareness. 

      • Sponsored by: Lake Superior College, Minnesota State, Ridgewater College, Northland Community & Technical College, Hennepin Technical College, Century College, Century Lakes College, Alexandria Technical & Community College, Saint Paul College, Riverland Community College, Southeast Minnesota State College, Anoka-Ramsey Community College

      • Details for this event can be found at