Origin of the Dream is a feature length documentary film and mixed media project that illuminates the unexplored intersections of two of the twentieth century’s foremost African American visionaries: poet Langston Hughes and civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Martin Luther King gave his historic first “I Have a Dream” speech delivered in Rocky Mount, NC on Nov. 27, 1962.
Rocky Mount Mills and Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant will host a fundraiser for the Origin of the Dream documentary project featuring music provided by Music Maker Relief Foundation, food, spirits and fun. The event will take place on Saturday, February 24, 2018.
Tickets are required through Eventbrite: search Origin of the Dream or click here.
Music line up through Music Maker Relief Foundation.
- 4:00-5:00pm, The Branchettes
- 5:15-6:15p, Harvey Dalton Arnold
- 6:15p-6:40p, Dr. Jason Miller speaking on Origin of the Dream
- 6:45p-7:45p, Cool John Ferguson
- 8:00p-9:00pm, Pat Mother Blues Cohen
Ticket Includes ($25.00): heavy hors d’oeuvres, drink tickets (2), drink sales donated back to The Origin of the Dream and an under the tent experience with the bands!
• Exciting things are happening this year as Rocky Mount Mills celebrates 200 years! Keep up to date with upcoming events here, social media outlets and the News, Views and Brews! Cheers to 200 years!
Thanks to Rocky Mount Mills for this capcom story & graphic.