Martin Luther King events with Occupy Wall Street

Dr. King said “A true revolution of values will soon look uneasily on the glaring contrast of poverty and wealth. With righteous indignation, it will look across the seas and say: ‘This is not just.'”

Occupy Wall Street resonates with the vision of Dr.  Martin Luther King. There are many occupy events in New York City and worldwide to celebrate Martin Luther King’s birthday. For these and other events, you can check out the official calendar at the New York City General Assembly site:

Martin Luther King Jr./Occupy Events
for January 15th and 16th

Sunday, January 15th

1. Actions around the city

2. 2pm to 7pm Liberty Plaza
#J15 March to Occupy The Dream

3. 7pm Riverside Church in Harlem
#J15 MLK Day Worldwide Vigil for Change

(And, at 7pm in each Time Zone Globally) See more about the Worldwide Candlelight Vigil at

Monday, January 16th

1. Gather at 9am (Starts 10am?)
African Burial Ground National Monument
Reclaim MLK:
A Journey of Liberation from the African Burial Ground

2. Occupy The Federal Reserve
10am to 1pm
Federal Reserve Bank of New YOrk
33 Liberty

3. 1pm to 5pm
Union Square
Occupy 4 Jobs on MLK Jr. Day

A post about these and more actions in NYC on Jan 16th: here.


Also, coming up…

January 17, 2012: Occupy Congress!

In Washington DC:
12am to 12noon

In NYC at Liberty Plaza:
#J17 March To Wall Street
12pm to 2pm

Occupy Congress is on FaceBook: here.


February 3, 2012: Nationwide NDAA 2012 Congressional Protest

A nationwide protest of the NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act)
Including a focus on DC.

Supported by many groups, including Occupy Wall Street.

Some info and links at here.

FaceBook NDAA Protest page: here.

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