The Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force will hold its annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Day Celebration at the town Recreation Center at 970 Peconic Avenue in Peconic on Sunday, Jan. 14 at 4 p.m.

The keynote speaker will be the Rev. Mark Thompson, who was newly installed as the preacher at Unity Baptist Church in Mattituck.

All are welcome to celebrate with the Beloved Community of Southold Town.

The town’s Anti-Bias Task Force promotes diversity, unity and understanding through educational and group activities and legal and legislative efforts to eliminate all forms of bias and prejudice. You can leave a message for the ABTF at 631.765.4142.

More details on their work are online here.

Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at

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