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This April 4th will mark exactly 50 years since we lost Dr. King. Come out and unite in the continuing quest for social justice. Songs of the Chicago Freedom Movement & beyond will feature the music of the legendary Gene (Daddy G) Barge, with a band put together just for this event, and folk singer and song writer Jimmy Collier, as well as movement music from Mavis Staples, Curtis Mayfield, Mahalia Jackson and others whose songs helped to fuel the Chicago campaign and keep morale high.

The concert will also feature talented young adult musicians who will present their interpretations of this music for today’s social justice work as winners of a pre-event competition to be held on Friday, March 9th at Hartzell United Methodist Church, 3330 S. King Drive, at 7 pm, sign-up starts at 6:00 pm. Check out the link below. Sure to be unforgettable events! Support the Addie Wyatt Center's nonviolence training programs for youth and young adults!

The Addie Wyatt Center works to teach nonviolence and leadership skills to a new generation of young people. Together all of our efforts comprise the building of the Beloved Community, a nation at peace with itself, that respects the worth and dignity of each and every human being… Support the outstanding work of the Addie Wyatt Center!”

Cong. John Lewis


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