April 2nd until April 4th, Roland Martin will be taking over the streets of Memphis in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy since being assassinated in 1968.
TV One and Roland Martin will be live and on-site at the National Civil Rights Museum which will capture key moments of the day, as well as interviews with some of the most iconic Civil Rights leaders.
Make sure to keep locked into us as we broadcast live for the next three days!
Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 Schedule:
Day of Remembrance & Evening of Storytelling
10:00 AM– Daylong Tributes from the MLK50 Main Stage in the Museum Courtyard: Music, dance and spoken word performances and reflections from civil rights leaders in salute to Dr. King.
3:30 PM– The 6:01 50th Anniversary Ceremony from the Balcony of the Lorraine Motel: The Beloved Community will gather for the official ceremony with the laying of the wreath, ecumenical liturgy, musical and spoken word tributes, and remarks from civil rights icons.
6:01 PM– Bell Toll: Bells ring at places of worship, college campuses or institutions 39 times across the nation to honor the number of years Dr. King dwelled on this earth and to pay homage to his legacy.
LIVE STREAM #2
6:15 PM- Central Standard Time
Evening of Storytelling:
Civil Rights Icons and New Movement Makers in dialogue about “the Movement” then and now. Award-winning journalist and former news anchor will host this event for NBC’s “Today Show”, Tamron Hall. Special guests include Civil Rights Icons: