Smokey Robinson and the Let Freedom Ring choir performed at the the annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, a collaboration between Georgetown University and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Mary Brown, the co-founder and executive director of Life Pieces to Masterpieces, is this year's recipient of the annual John Thompson Jr. “Legacy of a Dream” Award, given to an individual or organization that reflects the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. "life and spirit."
Brown's nonprofit supports young African American boys in DC's Wards 7 and 8.