The Life and Legacy of Dr.Martin Luther King Jr.: Two-day event organized by Yale Peabody Museum

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Happening Sunday and Monday, an event aimed at celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The event is free and honors the civil rights leader’s commitment to environmental and social justice.

The Yale Peabody Museum is organizing the event. It is being held on Yale’s campus both Sunday and Monday.

There will be performances, a poetry slam, a teen summit, and more.

“We had an opportunity to celebrate Dr. King’s life and work through environmental justice, which is the principal that everyone has the right to clean air, water and soil.”

– Chris Norris, Yale Peabody Museum

The events are being spread out in different buildings at Yale since the museum’s great hall is currently closed for renovations.

Get the full schedule of events here:

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