D.C. Library Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Week

The D.C. Jazz Festival Band performed, while Critical Exposure shared student work.

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The D.C. Public Library System kicked off the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. week on Monday night -- fittingly, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library downtown.
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Attendees enjoyed a live performance by the D.C. Jazz Festival Band.
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Student group Critical Exposure displayed photography. The group says it seeks to empower students by teaching them how to document issues that impact their lives.
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Critical Exposure "was founded in 2004 by a former educator and an education policy analyst in response to the drastic disparities that exist among public schools," according to the group.
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Jazz and neo-soul singer Akua Allrich performed.
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D.C. Public Library host Rebecca Renard.
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Tina Johnson-Marcel and Nicole Shea.
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Ian Scott and Melissa Lampkins.
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Adam Levner and Saran White
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The crowd was all smiles during the Jazz Band's performance.
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Danielle Hatchett enjoyed the exhibit.
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