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State Capitol Event (Repeat)

Wisconsin Public Radio will broadcast a presentation of last year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day event on Monday lunchtime. The hour-long tribute includes archived performances by students from James C. Wright Middle School in Madison and the GMAC Mass Choir in Chicago, comments from Governor Tony Evers, and a keynote address by author Michelle Alexander. Listen on your local WPR radio station or stream online at wpr.org, in the WPR app or on a smart speaker.

Nikole Hannah-Jones, Pulitzer Prize winner of The 1619 Project, New York Times Magazine contributor and Co-Founder of the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting, will be the keynote address at UW-Madison MLK. hold symposium 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 25, Shannon Hall, Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St. The event will be held in person but will be streamed online. To register for the livestream, visit go.madison.com/uw-mlk. No registration is required for personal participation.

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