King Day at the Dome 2011

On January 13, 2011, in Featured, News, by admin

A statewide marrch and rally calling for the removal of the Confederate Battle Flag from the State House grounds in Columbia and challenging the longstanding racial disparities in education, health care, community development, criminal justice, employment, and economic development in South Carolina. The march and rally support a continuing Worldwide call for economic sanctions targeted toward the tourism industry in South Carolina. All people of good will are asked to avoid traveling to South Carolina for meetings, conferences, vacations, family reunions, athletic events and other activities that provide financial support for tourism in South Carolina. The day begins 8:30 AM with a prayer service at historic Zion Baptist Church, 801, Washington Street. Following the service, thousands of protesters will march from the church to the State House for the rally featuring state, local and national speakers. A student empowerment summit will closeout the events in Columbia. To get involved with our Campaign for Dignity in South Carolina where you live, contact us at info@scnaacp.org or 803-754-4584

South Carolina State Conference, NAACP

6111 N. Main Street

Columbia, SC 29203

(803) 754-4584

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King Day at the Dome 2011

Schedule of Statewide Activities

Date/Time Activity

Friday, January 14, 2011

11:45 am Memorial Wreath Ceremony
Martin Luther King, Jr. Park
Stone of Hope
230 Green Street, Columbia, SC

Guest Speaker: William Nettles
United States Attorney
South Carolina

Monday, January 17, 2011

7:30 am Continental Breakfast
Washington Street at Zion Baptist Church

8:30 am Annual King Day at the Dome Prayer Service
Zion Baptist Church
801 Washington Street, Columbia, SC

Special Guests: Dr. William Barber
President
North Carolina State Conference, NAACP

First Nazareth Baptist Church Choir and
Jones Memorial AME Zion Church Choir
Combined Choirs
Columbia, SC

9:40 am Line-up for March
Washington Street at Zion Baptist Church

10:30 am King Day at the Dome
SC State House – North Steps
Main Street at Gervais

Special Guests: Wade Henderson
President & CEO
The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights

Blair Underwood
Actor, Producer, Health Activist
Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Lonnie Randolph, Jr.
President
South Carolina State Conference, NAACP
Columbia, SC

Rev. Nelson B. Rivers, III
Senior VP of Stakeholder Relations
NAACP National Headquarters
Baltimore, MD

Benedict College Concert Choir
Award Winning Collegiate Choir
Columbia, SC

Sheem One
Contemporary Gospel Artist
Columbia, SC

Civic & Faith Leaders
Statewide Leadership Coordinating Committee
The Campaign for Dignity in South Carolina

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