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The scene at Saturday's Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade in Uptown Charlotte. The celebration of King's legacy continues this week in the Qcity. Visit WhatsHappeningCharlotte.com for more events.

This Week in Charlotte (Jan. 16-20)

This week: The celebration of MLK’s legacy continues. Charlotte Professional Networking Week kicks off. The Charlotte Hornets take on the Portland Trail Blazers and more.

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Scene at AKA Day at the Movies (Photo Gallery)

Scene at AKA Day at the Movies at Studio Grill in Charlotte, which featured the film “Hidden Figures.” The event, held to commemorate the 109th year of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., was hosted by the Alpha Lambda Omega chapter.

Faith

Dr. Bernice King speaks during the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. January 16, 2017. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

‘God can triumph over Trump,’ says MLK daughter Bernice King

Speaking at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the youngest daughter of the slain civil rights leader told the audience not to give up hope and “Don’t be afraid of who sits in the White House.”

QcityEVENTS

1.17
Economic Update: Expert Predictions and Dialogue
1.17
Past, Present and Future: Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
1.17
The Morning Exchange: A Networking & Knowledge Event
1.19
Modernism + Film: The Silence of Mark Rothko
1.19
CONNECTING THE DOTS: Professional Connections Luncheon