January 19, 2013

Martin Luther King Day events set in Maine

PORTLAND — A gospel concert is among the events planned in Maine to mark Martin Luther King Day.

The Annual MLK Holiday Observance Gospel Concert will be held Saturday at Portland's Merrill Auditorium. The concert features seven choirs.

On Monday, the annual MLK Breakfast Celebration will be held at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland. The keynote speakers will be Rinku Sen, president and executive director of the Applied Research Center, and two local high school students, Fatma Adnad of Casco Bay High School and Mohamed Nur of Deering High School. The Applied Research Center is a national racial justice organization

The event will conclude with a live-streaming of President Barack Obama's inauguration.

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors




Further Discussion

Here at OnlineSentinel.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)