Edgecombe County Thirtieth Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Edgecombe County Thirtieth Annual

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration


Theme: “A Call for Civil Discourse”


2020 Activities


Thursday, December 5, 2019       Oratorical Contest, 6:00 pm

                                                  St. Luke Church of Christ                                                                                                                 Reverend Dr. James Brown, Pastor

                                                  Princeville, NC


Friday, January 10, 2020             Deadline for Posters, 6:00 pm

                                                  Think and Grow Child Care


Sunday, January 12, 2020           Commemorative Worship Service, 6:00 pm

                                                  Eastern Star Missionary Baptist Church

                                                  Reverend Kelly Andrews

718 E Church Street

Tarboro, NC

                                                  Speaker: Reverend Benjamin Kane

                                                  Howard Memorial Presbyterian Church

                                                  303 E. St. James Street

                                                  Tarboro, NC


Tuesday, January 14, 2020          Martin L. King, Jr. Celebration Poster Contest, 6:00 pm

                                                  Edgecombe County Library


Saturday, January 18, 2020         Commemorative Banquet – 6:00 pm

                                                  Edgecombe Community College

                                                  Mobley Atrium Building                                             

                                                  Tarboro, NC

                                                  Speaker: Courtney Crowder

                                                  Managing Director, APCO Worldwide, Raleigh


Monday, January 20, 2020           Unity Breakfast – 8:00 am

                                                  Edgecombe County Administrative Building

                                                  Auditorium, Tarboro, NC

                                                  Speaker: Reverend Roosevelt Higgs     


Monday, January 20, 2020           Commemorative March – 10:00 am

                                                  St. James Temple Missionary Baptist Church

                                                  to Edgecombe Community College        


Monday, January 20, 2020           Lunch with the King – 11:00 am

                                                  Edgecombe Community College (Tarboro)



Tuesday, January 21-31, 2020     Martin L. King, Jr. Poster Exhibit – 5:00 to 7:00 pm

                                                  Edgecombe County Library

Tarboro, NC