MLK film Sunday

Martin Luther King Jr. will be honored with a presentation Thursday, and a film and chili supper on Monday, Jan. 20, which is Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Sunday Cinema features “Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part I: Out of the Shadows,” at 2 p.m. Sunday at Alpena County Library. This first in the PBS series “Black America Since MLK” begins at a turning point in American history: the Selma marches and Watts riots that marked a new phase in the black struggle. Henry Louis Gates explores the rising call for Black Power, redefining American culture, politics, and society. The Sunday Cinema series is free to the public, with no registration required. Streaming for this 56-minute film is provided by Kanopy.


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