Monday, January 15, 2018

Baltimore Activist Alert - January 15 - 16, 2018

12] MLK Worship Service – Jan. 15
13] MLK Day Peace March – Jan. 15
14] Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation – Jan. 15
15] Film WHOSE STREET? -- Jan. 15
16] National Day of Racial Healing – Jan. 16
17] Peace Vigil – Jan. 16
18] No more Drone Research at JHU – Jan. 16
19] National Lawyers Guild meeting – Jan. 16
20] Legislative Briefing in Silver Spring -- Jan. 16
21] Baltimore Ceasefire Public Meeting -- Jan. 16
22] Progressive HoCo Chapter Meeting -- Jan. 16
12] – On Mon., Jan. 15 from 9:30 AM to noon, celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a worship service followed by a panel discussion based on MLK's prophetic and revolutionary speech, "The Three Evils of Society: Racism, Materialism and Militarism" at Grace UMC, 900 N. Washington, Wilmington 19801. Go to

13] – On Mon., Jan. 15 from 2 to 4 PM, participate in the MLK Day Peace March, starting at William Hicks Anderson Center, 501 N. Madison St., hosted by West Side Grows (Wilmington, DE).  Walk for peace in the community. West Side Grows and Wilmington Peacekeepers will be hosting the annual Peace March on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  The march will be followed by a Community Celebration with free food, interactive tables, valuable vendors, music and much more.  Contact Emory Marshall at Visit

14] – On Mon., Jan. 15 from 5 to 8 PM, attend the 25th Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation, hosted by Loyola University Maryland, 4501 N Charles St., Baltimore 21210.  Anthea Butler, Ph.D., associate professor of religious studies and Africana studies at the University of Pennsylvania, will give the Convocation and speak on issues around religion, race, and politics with an underlying theme of Catholic social justice. A brief vigil service for hope and renewal will follow the lecture. RSVP

15] – On Mon., Jan. 15 "Reel and Meal at the New Deal Cafe" will screen "Whose Streets?" about the 2014 events in Ferguson, Missouri, that helped coalesce the Black Lives Matter movement and jolt the nation into an intense dialogue about police violence and systemic racism.  The program will start at 7 PM at the New Deal Café, 113 Centerway in Roosevelt center, Greenbelt, following an optional buffet for $14 beginning at 6:30 PM. RSVP at

16] – On Tues., Jan.16, participate in the National Day of Racial Healing. Go to

17] –  Each Tuesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the Catholic Peace Fellowship-Philadelphia for peace in Afghanistan and Iraq gathers at the Suburban Station, 16th St. & JFK Blvd., at the entrance to Tracks 3 and 4 on the mezzanine.  The next vigil is Jan. 16.  Call 215-426-0364.

18] – Vigil to say "No Drone Research at JHU" each Tuesday at 33rd & North Charles Sts. join this ongoing vigil on Jan. 16 from 5:30  to 6:30 PM. Call Max at 410-323-1607.   

19] – On Tues., Jan. 16 from 5:30 to 7 PM attend the Maryland National Lawyers Guild meeting at the University of Baltimore School of Law (Official), 1420 N. Charles St., Baltimore 21201. See 

20] – On Tues., Jan. 16 from 7 to 9 PM, get over to the Safe Silver Spring 2018 Legislative Briefing at the Silver Spring Civic Center, 1 Veterans Pl., Silver Spring 20910.  Join Safe Silver Spring and Reemberto Rodriguez, director of the Montgomery County (MD) Silver Spring Regional Services Center, to learn about what the state legislators will be focusing on during the 2018 Maryland General Assembly. Go to

21] – On Tues., Jan. 16 from 7 to 9 PM, go to the Baltimore Ceasefire Public Meeting - Northwest, hosted by Baltimore Ceasefire 365 at 3939 Reisterstown Rd., Baltimore 21215-7601. Make plans to join the Ceasefire Public Meeting to find out you can support the February Ceasefire, make important community connections, and learn more about Baltimore Ceasefire. See

22] – Venture over to the Progressive HoCo Chapter Meeting and talk about issues affecting the community on Tues., Jan. 16, 2018 from 7 to 8:30 PM at the Howard County Central Library, 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Warfield Room, Columbia 21044.  The main topic will be the Fight for $15.  Emmett Parks will be talking about his experience with successfully helping pass the $15 minimum wage in Montgomery County.  Contact David Bazell at or 410-707-7930.  Go to

To be continued.

Donations can be sent to the Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 325 E. 25th St., Baltimore, MD 21218.  Ph: 410-323-1607; Email: mobuszewski2001 [at] Go to

"The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles. The master class has had all to gain and nothing to lose, while the subject class has had nothing to gain and everything to lose--especially their lives." Eugene Victor Debs

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