MLK Programming

Special Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Programming

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day the Community Media Center will feature special programming on cable channel 19 and HD-1096 on Monday, January 18, 2021. See below for detailed information about the various programs featured as well as specific channels and air times.

 

The March on Washington: 

This CMC documentary was produced in partnership with the Carroll County NAACP, featuring local residents who were part of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom event on August 28th, 1963. Residents share their stories and memories of how this remarkable event helped usher in a new age of civil rights and liberties. Nearly a quarter million people participated in the civil rights march, in which Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his inspirational "I Have a Dream" speech.

AIR TIMES ON JANUARY 18, 2021:

Channel 19 at 12:30 PM and 7:30 PM

Channel HD-1086 at 12:30 PM and 7:00 PM

 

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Spoken Word From: DewMore Baltimore

Presented by Carroll Arts Council. DewMore Baltimore presents Black Is…, a poetry revue and performance filled with diverse and profound black stories told through an unapologetically black Baltimore lens. This performance seeks to highlight the legacy of MLK and uplift the unique beauty and truth of Baltimore’s poetic voice. Using their artful words as a literary mechanism for change, DewMore has become a national staple in the world of performance poetry.

This program will be streamed live online, on cable channel 19. and on the Carroll Arts Council Facebook page and YouTube channel and recorded for rebroadcast.  Learn More

 

LIVE BROADCAST ON JANUARY 18TH

Watch LIVE on Channel 19 starting at  2:00 PM

 

Content Advisory: This program contains material which may be offensive to some viewers or inappropriate for viewing by children and young people. Viewer discretion is advised. The content of this program is solely the responsibility of the Carroll County Arts Council and not the Community Media Center of Carroll County.

 

John Lewis

A Tribute to Rep. John R. Lewis

Presented by the Carroll County NAACP.  Rep. John R. Lewis speaks at the 31st annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast January 15, 2007. Lewis recounts a number of stories from his history growing up in Alabama, to the civil rights movement and his work with the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

"Come and walk in my shoes and I'll show you things have changed.   Rep. Lewis died on July 17, 2020.

 

AIR TIMES ON JANUARY 18, 2021:

Channel 19 at 1:00 PM and 8:00 PM

Channel HD-1086 at 1PM 

 

African American Trailblazers Series:  

Produced by the CMC in partnership with the Carroll County NAACP, this collection of programs is a compilation of interviews with local individuals who were pioneers in a variety of fields such as Community Action, Education, Politics and Sports. 

 

AIR TIMES ON JANUARY 18, 2021:

Channel 19 at 8:30 AM and 10:30 PM

Channel HD-1086 at 9:00 and 11:00 PM

 

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Dr. Danice Brown - Our Country Tis of Thee?

Dr. Danice Brown presentation: Our Country Tis of Thee? from the 2020 CCRE Annual Bridging the Gap Conference presented by Carroll Citizens for Racial Equality.

 

AIR TIMES ON JANUARY 18, 2021:

Channel 19 at 8:00 AM and 10:30 PM

Channel HD-1086 at 2:00 PM and 9:00 PM

 

Robert Moton School - The Hope of a Community: 

This one-hour documentary, produced by CMC Member, Patricia Mack-Preston, features local residents who attended the Robert Moton High School. The program honors the individuals who attended the school and records their memories about segregated education; the struggles, the triumphs, the pursuit of excellence and their experiences during desegregation in Carroll County. 

 

AIR TIMES ON JANUARY 18, 2021:

Channel 19 at 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM