Tune in to programs in observance of
Martin Luther King Jr. Day on his legacy
and the civil rights movement.
Natomas USD: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks
Thursday, January 19 at 7:30PM on SECC Comcast 15
Sixth-graders at American Lakes School paid tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks in this moving performance, an annual campus tradition, that speaks of justice, equality and courage. Their words are timeless and show that Dr. King’s dream lives on in the hearts and minds of our youth.
SCOE: Voices of the Civil Rights Movement
Saturday, January 21 at 4:30PM on SECC Comcast 15
Experience oral histories, maintained by the Library of Congress, from people who participated in the Civil Rights Movement. Learn what motivated people to risk their own safety for a cause, what tactics and strategies they employed, and how they view the legacy of the movement today.
SEVA 2021: Documentary K-3 SEVA – Martin Luther King Jr.
Monday, January 16 at 8:30AM on SECC Comcast 15
About his video, Ryan from Florence Markofer ES says: “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. made a positive impact on our country. The people in this video share how his work and dream affected their lives. Dr. King’s message of peace and nonviolence are as important today as when he was alive.”
UCTV: Civil Rights Activist and Author Cornel West
Monday, January 16 at 6:00PM on SECC Comcast 15
Cornel West, Ph.D., is a social justice advocate, best-selling author, renowned university professor, and one of the nation’s most iconic Black intellectuals. In his dynamic and engaging style, West speaks with middle and high school students about the power of the persistent strength young people possess and what it takes to channel that strength for positive change as a leader today.