King holiday events announced

Dec. 11, 2012 @ 08:41 PM

The Durham Community MLK Steering Committee will hold its 2013 King Holiday events in January.

The events are:

-- Youth Rap Forum, Jan. 12, 10 a.m. to 1p.m., Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St., Durham.

-- Youth Awareness Service, motivational speaker Derwin Dubose, public affairs strategist, Jan. 13, 4 p.m., Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St., Durham.

-- Day of Service Event, New Horizons Academy, Jan. 19, 10 a.m. to 1p.m., 916 Lamond Avenue, Durham.

-- 33nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Triangle Interfaith Prayer Breakfast, Jan. 21, 7 a.m., Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, 4700 Emperor Blvd., Durham.

-- Unity March and Rally, Jan. 21, 10:30 a.m., beginning at the N.C. Mutual Life Insurance Company,  411 West Chapel Hill St. and concluding at First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St.

-- Annual Religious Service, keynote speaker John Mendez, pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, Jan. 21, 6 p.m., St. Mark A.M.E. Zion Church, 531 S. Roxboro St., Durham.

All events are free and open to the public.

For information or to obtain a flyer of the events, visit, or contact DeWarren K. Langley at