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MLK Weekend Events in Pittsburgh
01/18/2005

On Saturday, January 15, 2005, Black Voices for Peace (BVFP), an African American anti-war organization, and Black Radical Congress (BRC), a progressive Black activist organization held a special anti-war protest to expose the negative effects of the War against Iraq on the African American community. The protest, which commemorated Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., featured a range of speakers including local African American leaders and members of the Pittsburgh peace community.

[ photos | audio ]

On Monday, January 17, People Against Police Violence held an awards ceremony on the Martin Luther King, Jr's holiday.  Also, an annual anti-war event was held at Carnegie Mellon University and following that was an anti-war concert at the Bloomfield Bridge Tavern.

[ PAPV MLK Tribute photos and audio |  CMU Anti-War Speakout audio |  Concert for Peace audio ]


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