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    Idaho Human Rights Day Virtual Concert

    Idaho Human Rights Day

    Idaho Human Rights Day is a state holiday recognized only in the state of Idaho. Gov. Cecil D. Andrus signed compromise legislation on April 10, 1990, making Idaho the nation’s 47th state to honor slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with an official state holiday. Andrus created Martin Luther King Jr.-Idaho Human Rights Day on the third Monday in January, corresponding with the federal holiday first celebrated in 1986.

    The holiday is celebrated simultaneously each year on the same day as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The full name of the holiday in the state of Idaho is Martin Luther King, Jr. – Idaho Human Rights Day

    The Wassmuth Center for Human Rights presents

    UNIVERSAL AND TIMELESS: A Virtual Concert for Idaho Human Rights Day

    Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
    Monday January 17th, 2022
    Featuring classics from the 1960’s and 70’s performed by local Idaho musicians:
    Blaze and Kelly | Belinda Bowler | Cherie Buckner-Webb | Ben Burdick Nicole Christensen | Patricia Daley | Steve Eaton | Leta Harris Neustaedter Shon Sanders & the Four Penny Peep Show | Wade Short | The Solitary Band
    With special remarks by:
    Mayor Lauren McLean
    Reverend Dr. Nancy S. Taylor
    Phillip Thompson
    sponsored by Amazon.