Our Black History Month Essay Contest Launches in 5 Baltimore City  Elementary and Elementary/Middle Schools today!  We  are anticipating  volumes of essays to be pouring in for our readers and judges to review!

Attention to Dr. Marting Luther King

 The theme  for the contest is: “Celebrating 50 years after the “I Have a Dream speech:  Are we moving closer to  Dr. King’s  vision or have we moved farther from  his dream ?

The topics are :

  • What does Civil Rights mean to me?Dr. Martin Luther King at the podium
  • Why is it important?
  • Would Dr. King be happy with where his Dream is  today?
  • Has Dr. King’s Dream been actualized?


The Contest starts on November 13, 2013 and end on January 13, 2014. Submissions can be entered via email at menandfamiliescenter@gmail.com or in person.  

The 2 winners from each school will be posted on the Men and Families Center’s  website, Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin pages.




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