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2021 MLK Day Virtual Celebration – “Strength To Hope”


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2021 MLK Day Virtual Celebration Each year Tyler Together Race Relations Forum is honored to sponsor the Community-Wide Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration.  Due to our current Covid Virus environment, it was decided hold a Virtual Celebration in partnership with our Community Partner, Dr. Pamela J. Phoenix and “Let’s Talk Tyler”. Our 2021 MLK Theme:   “Strength to Hope”.  Our Theme is Based upon this quote; “Social progress never rolls in on the wheels of inevitability. It comes through […]

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Tyler Together Announces 2021 MLK Day Essay Contest


2021 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Essay Contest Tyler Together Race Relations Forum is honored to sponsor our 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Essay Contest.  This annual event is open to All 6th – 12th grade students from a Smith County School.  Entries must be received no later than close of business on Friday, January 29, 2021. This year there will be 6 winners (1st, 2nd and 3rd place from from two divisions (6th thru 8th grade) […]

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“Trude Lamb” Honored with 2021 REV. JEROME R. MILTON AWARD FOR NON-VIOLENT SOCIAL CHANGE


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Tyler Together Race Relations Forum is pleased to announce the recipient of our 2021 REV. JEROME R. MILTON AWARD FOR NON-VIOLENT SOCIAL CHANGE is: Trude Lamb. Trude Lamb is the daughter of the late Augustine Foe and Thomas Adzrago of Mafi America and granddaughter of Patience Foe of the Volta Region of Ghana, Africa. She resides with Laura Owens (2nd mom) and Nathan Singley (step-father) of Tyler, TX. She immigrated with her younger brother Felix to the United States from Ghana […]

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2020 MLK Day Celebration: “Only In The DARKNESS Can You See The Stars”


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2020 MLK Day Celebration Tyler Together Race Relations Forum is honored to sponsor Tyler’s 2020 Community-Wide Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday, January 20, 2020. Main Celebration Plans Our Celebration begins at the Tyler Downtown Square at 9 a.m. followed by a Parade at 9:30 am down South Broadway to the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception (Broadway and Front St.)  At the Cathedral, our formal program begins at 10 a.m. Our 2020 Theme: “Only In THE DARKNESS Can You […]

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2019 Community-Wide MLK Day Celebration – “Learn to LIVE TOGETHER as BROTHERS”


2019 MLK Day Celebration Tyler Together Race Relations Forum is honored to sponsor Tyler’s 2019 Community-Wide Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday, January 21, 2019. Main Celebration Plans Our Celebration began at the Tyler Downtown Square at 9 a.m. followed by a Parade at 9:30 am down South Broadway to the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception (Broadway and Front St.)  At the Cathedral, our formal program began at 10 a.m. Our 2019 Theme: “Learn to LIVE TOGETHER as BROTHERS” […]

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Tyler Together Supports Tyler Organization of Men Scholarship Banquet


Tyler Organization of Men’s Scholarship Banquet Tyler Together was proud to support the Annual Scholarship Banquet of the Tyler Organization of Men (TOM) as a 2018 Bronze Sponsor. One of our Community Partners, Tyler Organization of Men is celebrating their 50th year of service with the Tyler Texas Community.    2018 Scholarship Banquet Details This year’s Scholarship Banquet was held at St. Louis Baptist Church on Saturday, March 10, 2018. 2018 Theme: “Reflecting the Past, Embracing the Present, With a […]

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2018 Community-Wide MLK Day Celebration


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UPDATE:  Click Here to View the 2018 MLK Day Photos   2018 MLK Day Celebration   Tyler Together Race Relations Forum is proud to sponsor Tyler’s 2018 Community-Wide Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday January 15, 2018. Our 2018 Theme: “Make Justice A Reality” Celebration Plans Our Celebration is scheduled to begin at the Tyler Downtown Square at 9 a.m. followed by a Parade at 9:30 am down South Broadway to the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception (Broadway and […]

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2017 MLK Celebration: “Time Is Always Ripe To Do Right”


2017 MLK Day Celebration   Tyler Together is proud to sponsor Tyler’s 2017 Community-Wide Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 16, 2017. Our Theme: “THE TIME IS ALWAYS RIPE TO DO RIGHT” Our theme is taken from a section of “Letter From Birmingham Jail”. Click Here to Read The Entire “Letter From Birmingham Jail” Background of “Letter From Birmingham Jail” Dr. King and other Civil Rights Leaders had been arrested on Good Friday, April 12nd in violation of a […]

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Student Contest Winners: 2016 MLK Celebration


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We were honored to recognize this year’s winners on Monday, January 18, 2016 during the Main MLK Program at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception. ************************************************* Visual Arts Awards Tyler Together was excited that we had over 260 entries in our 2016 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visual Arts Contest. These students did an amazing job in expressing how they viewed this year’s theme,”Unity In Our Community”. The contest submissions will be on display for 3 weeks, Saturday, January 16th thru […]

2014 Texas College Legacy Banquet


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