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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Day Celebration

How can the City of Seattle honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. as we recover from the pandemic? The Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI), Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR), Seattle Center, and Seattle Channel invite you to the MLK Unity Day Celebration.

Songstress Josephine Howell opens our annual MLK Unity Day event. This free virtual celebration features speeches from:

  • Mayor of Seattle Bruce Harrell
  • Seattle City Council member Tammy Morales
  • Seattle Office for Civil Rights Director Derrick Wheeler-Smith

Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project


Seattle, WA
(206) 543-7792

This multi-media web site brings the vital history of Seattle's civil rights movements to life with scores of video oral histories, hundreds of rare photographs, documents, movement histories, and personal biographies, more than 300 pages in all.