Chattanooga area MLK events go virtual due to pandemic

Staff File Photo By C.B. Schmelter / Members of the Howard School marching band walk past a mural of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while lining up for a memorial parade and march along M.L. King Boulevard as part of the Unity Group of Chattanooga's 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Week celebration.

The Unity Group of Chattanooga has announced the following virtual and in-person events for the 52nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Week Celebration:

Black Flight: The Impact of Market-Based Urban Renewal in Chattanooga

Presenter: Dr. Ken Chilton, Tennessee State University asociate professor.

6 p.m. Sunday via Zoom; register at

2022- What's New About Voting?

Facilitator: Hamilton County Voters Coalition.

7 p.m. Monday via Zoom; register at

Community and the Courts: Criminal Justice Issues in 2022

Presenter: [CALEB] Chattanoogans in Action for Love, Equality and Benevolence.

7 p.m. Tuesday via Zoom; register at

Making Our Communities Decent & Safe Places to Live

Facilitator: Bro. Kevin Muhammad.

7 p.m. Thursday via Zoom; register at

Riots are the Voices of the Unheard

Presenter: Pastor Charlotte S. N.N.