On Saturday, January 11th, the King Center and the National Park Service, will celebrate the legacy of Yolanda D. King by presenting three films about challenging injustice at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National historic site.
The first film, "The Loving Story," which features the story of an interracial marriage in 1958 that helped end miscegenation laws in Virginia and the nation, will be shown at 11:00 a.m.
The second film, "The Trials of Muhammad Ali," which tells of the heavyweight champion's trial for resisting the military draft, will be shown at 1:15 p.m.
The third film, "Girl Rising" spotlights courageous girls in different countries as they struggle against gender-based oppression, and will be screened at 3:15 p.m.
The film screenings, followed by discussions, are part of the annual M.L.K.. birthday observance, and the public is invited, free of charge.
For more information, please call (404) 526-8980.