4th Annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 15th, 2:00pm to 5:00pm, Collective Voices (J. Joy Matthews
Alford, founder, Dianne Beverly-Patterson and Billye
Okera) presents Poetry Extravaganza 2000, the 4th annual tribute to the life and legacy of Dr. Martin
Luther King Jr. Joining them will be Delores Kendrick, D.C.
Poet Laureate; Forestine
Bynum, host Spaulding Library Poetry Reading; Avery Lanier, Hiram Larew,
winner of Baltimore's Artscape 1999 ; Johari
Rashaad, A Mercedes Vessels, host D.C.'s "Cup
Of Dreams"; and
Patrick Washington, member Generation 2000. The
event will also feature local musicians. The program will be held at
the Martin Luther King Memorial Library auditorium A-5. The program
is free and open to the public. A reception and book-signing will