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Honoring Dr. Kings legacy at the African Burial Ground National Monument

Maryam Abdul-Aleem | 1/11/2013, 2:10 p.m.

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, the African Burial Ground National Monument is hosting a day of events featuring a keynote address by award-winning author and journalist Herb Boyd. The keynote, "The Day Harlem Saved Dr. King's Life After a Deranged Woman Plunged a Letter Opener in His Chest," will be followed by a short film. The film on the Voting Rights Movement, "Never Lose Sight of Freedom," is scheduled for 2 p.m. The keynote will take place at noon. To RSVP for the event on Jan. 15 at the Ted Weiss Federal Building at 290 Broadway in Manhattan, call 212-238-4367. Space is limited.