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Students from the Regional Center for the Arts perform a choreographed dance at the 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at the Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, Conn. on Sunday, January Students from the Regional Center for the Arts perform a choreographed dance at the 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at the Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, Conn. on Sunday, January 14, 2018. The guest speaker was American University Professor Ibram Kendi, whose address was titled "How to be an Anti-Racist".
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Chris Coogan and the Good News Gospel Choir performs at the 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at the Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, Conn. on Sunday, January 14, 2018.
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American University Professor Ibram Kendi delivers his keynote address titled "How to be an Anti-Racist" at the 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at the Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, American University Professor Ibram Kendi delivers his keynote address titled "How to be an Anti-Racist" at the 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at the Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, Conn. on Sunday, January 14, 2018.
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A nearly full house for the 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at the Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, Conn. on Sunday, January 14, 2018. The guest speaker was American University A nearly full house for the 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at the Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, Conn. on Sunday, January 14, 2018. The guest speaker was American University Professor Ibram Kendi, whose address was titled "How to be an Anti-Racist".
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Carolyn Vermont, of Bridgeport, sits in the front row for the 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at the Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, Conn. on Sunday, January 14, 2018.
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The Weston High School Jazz Ensemble entertains at the 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at the Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, Conn. on Sunday, January 14, 2018.

WESTPORT — A nearly full house packed into the Westport Country Playhouse on Sunday for the 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration.

The guest speaker was American University Professor Ibram Kendi, whose address was titled “How to be an Anti-Racist.”

Performers at the annual MLK event included Chris Coogan and the Good News Gospel Choir, the Weston High School Jazz Ensemble and students from the Regional Center for the Arts, among others.