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Shining a Light on Black History Month: MLKCC Illuminates Seattle’s MLK Jr. Civil Rights Memorial Park


The Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Committee (MLKCC) is

bringing a touch of brilliance to Seattle's MLK Jr. Civil Rights Memorial

Park this February in honor of Black History Month (BHM). Throughout

the month, the park will be adorned with stunning lighting on its trees,

creating a magical and inspiring atmosphere for all visitors.

The MLKCC invites everyone in Seattle and beyond to take a moment

to visit the park and bask in the radiance of these illuminations. It's a

wonderful opportunity to reflect on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.,

the Civil Rights Movement, and the ongoing pursuit of equality and

justice for all.

This year's theme for Black History Month is "African Americans and

the Arts," celebrating the remarkable contributions of African

Americans to the world of arts, culture, and creativity. The installation

of lights in the park not only honors this theme but also serves as a

symbol of hope, unity, and the ongoing struggle for civil rights.

Mark your calendars for the highlight of the month! MLKCC will be

hosting the Black History Month Awards Ceremony on Saturday,

February 24th. This event promises to be an evening of inspiration and 

recognition as individuals and organizations that have made significant 

contributions to African American culture and the arts are celebrated.

Stay tuned to next week's paper for the eagerly anticipated

announcement of this year's award winners and further details about

the awards ceremony. It's a celebration you won't want to miss, as we

come together to honor the legacy of African Americans who continue

to work toward a more just and inclusive future for all.

In the meantime, make sure to visit the MLK Jr. Civil Rights Memorial

Park, take in the beautiful lights, and reflect on the rich history and

vibrant contributions of African Americans to our society. This month,

let us all be inspired by the power of art and the enduring message of

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only

light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

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