JANUARY - MLK Celebration & Peace March

Sunday, January 22, 3 pm

Cedar Hill Government Center

285 Uptown Blvd.
Cedar Hill, TX 75104

Join us for a FREE community event featuring keynote speaker Donzaleigh Abernathy, Goddaughter of Martin Luther King, Jr. Donzaleigh will be sharing her reflections of his legacy and memories of the Civil Rights Movement through her eyes as a child. 

Enjoy a variety of special performances followed by a peace march.

2023 MLK
Donzaleigh AbernathyDonzaleigh Abernathy is the youngest daughter of the American Civil Rights Movement Co-Founder Rev. Dr. Ralph David and Mrs. Juanita Jones Abernathy. She was born in the midst of the Civil Rights Movement as her Father and his best friend, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. established the nonviolent social movement which changed the course of American History. Her life began with the bombing of her parents’ home and her Father’s First Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. She and her siblings witnessed and participated in all of the major Civil Rights Movements and Marches, including the Freedom Riders, the March On Washington, the Selma to Montgomery March for “The Right to Vote” and the Chicago Housing Demonstrations. 

Read full bio here.