Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday Marked In WNY
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is officially on Monday (January 21) and here in Western New York, the observance is already underway. Tonight at Kleinhans Music Hall, Fulfilling The Dream Moving Forward gets started at 7pm. Gospel music, speakers and performing artists will be featured, including dancers from the African-American Cultural Center, the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus and the Hutch Tech High School Band. Da’Lonce Blackman, a senior at Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts will be the keynote speaker. Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown and Buffalo School Superintendent Pamela Brown are also scheduled to speak.