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She Persisted: Boston Children's Chorus 16th MLK Concert

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Official Website:She Persisted: Boston Children's Chorus 16th MLK Concert
Location:301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115
Dates:Monday, January 21, 2019 - Monday, January 21, 2019
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
Cost:see below
Category:Music & Concerts

She Persisted: Boston Children's Chorus 16th MLK ConcertOn Feburary 7, 2017, Senator Elizabeth Warren read a letter to the U.S. Senate - a letter that Civil Rights activist Coretta Scott King had written in 1986.

Midway through King's letter, Senator Warren was interrupted and silenced by her fellow senators following a vote along party lines to force the senator to take her seat.

That day, a three-word sentence spoken on the Senate floor became an inspirational message to women everywhere: 'Nevertheless, she persisted.'

Our 16th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert tells the story of the Civil Rights Movement's hidden women - from Coretta Scott King to Jo Ann Robinson of the Women's Political Council of Montgomery.

Women have long been the creators and backbone of movements. We bring to light and celebrate the women who persisted and dreamed for a more just world.


5:00pm Pre-Concert Reception
7:00pm Concert


$15 dress rehersal; $25, $35, $45 evening performance


301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115 map

301 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


Don't miss this performance
We brought our young children to the 2 PM dress rehearsal last year - it was so incredibly inspiring! Our children were entranced by the singers and the adults in the audience were moved to tears by the powerful messages these kids delivered! Can't wait to see them again!

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