2020

Virtual Panel Discussion of "Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin"

Congressman John Lewis, a valiant stalwart of the Civil Rights Movement, passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020.

See Boston Globe columnist Adrian Walker's tribute and the NY Times obituary.

Virtual Panel Discussion of "John Lewis: Good Trouble"

Co-presented by the MLK Day Celebration Committee, and the Coolidge Corner Theatre, the free special event featured Globe Metro columnist Adrian Walker and State Representative Nika Elugardo.  

Sixty years ago Brookline artist, John Wilson, painted a harrowing lynching mural

(Click for Globe Article and Gallery Images)

2020 Suggested Reading for Young Adults on the Civil Rights Movement

MLK Day Celebration January 20, 2020

On Monday, January 20, 2020, at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline residents came together to celebrate Martin Luther King,Jr. 

The program: "Roxbury to Brookline: One Family's Experience" featured Keynote Speaker, Ruth Ellen Fitch. The program included poetry, music and the inspirational words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  It also featured: poet/performer Regie Gibson, the Brookline High School Testostatones, the Brookline High School Glee Club, and Brookline Poet Laureate Zvi A. Sesling.

 We would like to thank all those who participated in any of the Brookline Day of Service Projects -- More Than Words Cafe book drive and the Welcome Blanket "Knit In" presented by Insp:Expo.

2020 Program

From Old-heads to Young-bloods