PORTLAND — A gospel concert is among the events planned in Maine to mark Martin Luther King Day.
The Annual MLK Holiday Observance Gospel Concert will be held Saturday at Portland’s Merrill Auditorium. The concert features seven choirs.
On Monday, the annual MLK Breakfast Celebration will be held at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland. The keynote speakers will be Rinku Sen, president and executive director of the Applied Research Center, and two local high school students, Fatma Adnad of Casco Bay High School and Mohamed Nur of Deering High School. The Applied Research Center is a national racial justice organization
The event will conclude with a live-streaming of President Barack Obama’s inauguration.