Even though our estate will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2023, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we encourage you to take the day to honor the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Explore the various events and programs happening in Metro Detroit.

 

  • 2023 MLK Day at THE WRIGHT: Explore the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History! For more info, click here.

 

  • Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation®: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation is celebrating the life and lasting call to action of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by offering a free day of inspiration at their museum on January 16, 2023, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. alongside a number of featured exhibits, events, and programs. 

 

  • Let Freedom Ring – Hosted by Rev. Jesse L. Jackson: Rainbow PUSH Coalition founder and civil rights leader, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., will host the “Let Freedom Ring,” a free public event, on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s national holiday on Monday, January 16 at 4 p.m. at the historic Fox Theatre. Six individuals whose work has shined the light on humanity and expounded the life of Dr. King will be honored. For more info, click here.

 

  • Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute 2023: Wayne State University’s two-day Tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will honor the 60th Anniversary of Dr. King’s March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Limited seating is available for both events. RSVP here.

 

  • REMEMBERING THE DREAM: JAN. 13-16, 2023: Join members of the university and local community as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with an extended weekend of events including the academic programs conference, performances, scholarships, awards, a keynote address, and more. Get more info, here.