Join The Riverside Church, Iliff School of Theology, and Veterans of Hope in a special evening with Michelle Alexander and Ruby Sales on the 50th anniversary of Beyond Vietnam.
On April 4, 1967, against the advice of advisors, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr delivered Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence in the Nave of The Riverside Church criticizing the Vietnam War. Written by Dr. Vincent Harding, the speech called on America to address the triple social evils of racism, poverty, and militarism.
The event is free and open to the public. RSVP is required.
For guests coming from out of town, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Aloft Harlem at a discount rate of $190 plus tax. Deadline is March 19. Reserve your rooms here. A small number of rooms are also available at Union Theological Seminary, located across the street from The Riverside Church. Call (212) 280-1313 between 10AM and 4PM ET, Monday through Friday, with a credit card (Visa, Master Card & American Express only) to guarantee the reservation, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.