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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. [Show slideshow] ************************************************* 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 […]

2014 Texas College Legacy Banquet


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Women Making History – Past and Present


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On Tuesday Evening, March 18, 2014. in the Tyler Public Library auditorium, the Tyler Together Race Relations Forum and the Tyler Public Library hosted the monthly Cultural Diversity Gathering. Smith County Women Voting Rights Dressed in period costume, Ms. Vicki Betts, professional librarian at the Muntz Library, UT-Tyler, presented a power point of images she calls “Smith County Suffragettes” telling a story of Smith Co. Texas women who helped achieve passage of the 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution. […]

Cultural Diversity Gathering: Chinese New Year (Feb 2014)


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On February 18, 2014, the monthly Cultural Diversity Gathering was held at the City of Tyler Public Library. The Theme was “Lunar New Year – Short film “Discovering China:  CHINESE NEW YEAR!” This month’s event  began with a crowd mixer with Food from Potbelly’s Catering and featured a video “Discovering China : CHINESE NEW YEAR!” .  Afterwards, Peter Eng (City of Tyler Traffic Engineer)  lead a great discussion forum about Chinese New Year Customs and Traditions. Some Photos of the […]

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2013 MLK Celebration (Tyler TX)


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Joffre (J.D.) Meyer, Citizen Journalist for KLTV wrote an excellent summary of the Tyler’s 2013 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration. Excerpts from the article are below: “Tyler celebrated the 27th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Community Program at the Immaculate Conception Catholic cathedral. The event is sponsored by the Tyler Together Race Relations Forum (TTRRF). The keynote address was delivered by Fred McClure–the Director of the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation at Texas A&M.” About Mr. […]

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2011 Martin Luther King, Jr Day -Texas College Choir


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