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“A Week with Dr. King”

Mon 01.15 March with Dr. King
Use your day off and attend the annual Martin Luther King Jr. rally and march!
11:00 am Rally
12:00 pm March

Wed 01.17

Listen to Dr. King

All Day Photographic Exhibit: Fighting for Civil Rights. Weter Lounge
All Day “Speaking Out.”
Sculpture of Dr. King and multimedia presentation. Library
8:30 pm Group
Scott Erickson live painting during service. Upper Gwinn

Thurs 01.18

Learn with Dr. King

9:30 am King Came Singing Gospel Choir and Guest Musicians. FFMC
1:00 pm (Cadre Hour) Faculty-led workshops.
7:30 pm Hollywood Film Night: The Long Walk Home. DH 150

Fri 01.19

Dream with Dr. King

All Day Create Wall: Come write comments or prayers in response to week’s activities. SUB Gazebo
7:00 pm “Exhale.” Opportunity for artistic response to the week’s events. Paint, charcoal, pastel and other materials will be provided. Lower SUB

Tues 01.23

Partner with Dr. King

9:30 am Chapel: God's Missionary People. FFMC
John Perkins, President John M. Perkins Foundation for Reconciliation and Development.
1:00 pm “Beloved Community?” DH 358
Joe Snell and Kevin McMahan
A simulation experience exploring class and community in America.
7:30 pm Documentary Film Night: From Montgomery to Memphis OMH 127
Joe Snell and Prof. Bill Purcell
A visual diary of King’s speeches and marches

Educational Resources

The King Center
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, Washington, D.C.
The Seattle Times on Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement
The Time Magazine 100 Most Important People of the Century
Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech

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