Byrd Barr Place has partnered with the Seattle Police Department African American Advisory Council to honor Black History Month through an event showcasing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.  Please join us on Saturday, February 23rd at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park from 10-2 to listen to Dr. King’s speech. This is a family event, with entertainment for children and light refreshments.  For more information, click here.

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For information about why the organization changed its name to Byrd Barr Place, please check out our story. 


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