The Wisconsin Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Celebration Airs Monday, Jan. 16

January 13, 2017 Jonna Mayberry Leave a Comment

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration: The Journey Ahead takes place in the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda at noon on Monday, Jan. 16. Wisconsin’s Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute is the oldest annual event in the United States.

There are multiple ways to tune in to this year’s tribute: 

This year’s celebration is hosted by Jonathan Overby of WPR and features CEO, philanthropist, motivational speaker and author Valerie Daniels-Carter as the guest speaker. The celebration also includes music from the Kenosha Tremper High School Wind Ensemble and The Brown Sisters, a gospel group based in Chicago.

Funding for WPT’s production Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration 2017: The Journey Ahead is provided by Friends of Wisconsin Public Television.

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