The celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will take place Monday, Jan. 19, through Wednesday, Jan 21. Events continuing throughout the three days include displays of quotations from Dr. King throughout Scandling, a timeline of Dr. King’s life, a display in the library, classroom discussions, and a video feed of speeches by Dr. King. Various students and faculty members will read Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speeches and letters from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 19, through Wednesday, Jan. 21, in Scandling Center.
A schedule of other planned events is as follows:
Wednesday, Jan. 21
4:30 p.m., Sanford Room
Keynote lecture titled “Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Dream: Can We Keep It Alive?” by the Honorable Judge Alton Waldon, Jr. P'90, a former Congressman. A reception in the library atrium will follow.
Those who wish further information on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. may visit the following links:
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project at Stanford University
The Papers Project site also has various speeches posted
The King Center, the official living memorial dedicated to the advancement of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
A photo from 1964 is available on Life
Also visit the diversity Web pages on the Colleges' Web site.
The Colleges' events for Martin Luther King Jr Day were featured in the Jan. 17 Daily Messenger.