Through live performances and lively conversation, we will explore the role of movement in activism during a celebration with a range of artists whose work has been influenced and inspired by the legacy of Dr. King.
Co-hosted by WNYC’s John Schaefer of Soundcheck and Wes Jackson, founder of the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival.
Watch a live video webcast beginning at 7pm ET:
- Dister – Dancer, Choreographer, and Visual Artist
- Liza Jessie Peterson – Poet/Actress
- Dancers from Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company
- Anjali and Ariya Blow – 6th and 7th grade girls oratorical tribute to Dr. King
- DJ Natasha Diggs
- Morley – Jazz, Folk and Soul musician
- Khorikos – NYC-based a capella ensemble
- Batala – International samba drumming music group
- Maya Azucena – Singer-Activist
- Bethany and Rufus and Peter Yarrow (of Peter Paul and Mary)