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East End Voter Coalition

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr: a call to action

The legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. calls on each of us to step outside our comfort zones, embrace change and stand up for truth and justice, the Rev. Charles Coverdale said at the East End Voter Coalition’s annual MLK Day program yesterday.

East End Voter Coalition MLK Day Program set for Sunday, Jan. 15 at Riverhead library

Celebrate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy with poetry, prose and music at the The East End Voter Coalition's annual MLK Day Program. Keynote speaker: The Rev. Charles Coverdale

Singing, dancing and thoughts on freedom: Riverhead celebrates Juneteenth

Community members gathered at the Riverhead Free Library on Saturday to celebrate Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, with singing, dancing and a keynote speech on freedom by former Aquebogue Elementary School assistant principal, Vanessa Williams.

Pulaski Street School and East End Voter Coalition celebrate Juneteenth with annual essay contest

Pulaski Street School and the East End Voter Coalition celebrated Juneteenth Friday with a presentation of the winning essays in the annual Juneteenth essay contest.

These Juneteenth celebrations will take place in Riverhead this weekend

Riverhead will celebrate Juneteenth this year over the weekend with events hosted by community organizations and the Suffolk Theater.

Juneteenth: remembering ‘a multitude of sins’

Speaking to children at Pulaski Street Elementary School at a program commemorating Juneteenth Wednesday, East End Voters Coalition co-chair Robert Brown reflects on the meaning of Juneteenth and the importance of remembering and understanding history.

East End Voter Coalition hosts new Suffolk sheriff for MLK Day event in Riverhead

Suffolk's new sheriff introduced himself to community members gathered for the annual East End Voter Coalition MLK Day event yesterday at the library. He spelled out his goals as sheriff and told the audience to accomplish them, 'It won’t be by myself. I’m going to need everyone here.'