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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration


Celebrating King’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” – Fifty Years of Reflection, Inspiration and Direction

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration
Hamline University
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Sundin Music Hall; 4 p.m.

Join members of Hamline University and neighboring communities for a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s life, philosophy, and legacy as we reflect upon his 1963 “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” Participants include President Linda N. Hanson, undergraduate students Kennan Daoudi (’13) and Amani Lee (’14), Kimberly Feilmeyer (Bush Memorial Library), and professors Rachel Endo (School of Education) and Earl Schwartz (College of Liberal Arts). The program also features musical selections from the Hamline University Gospel Choir, a performance from local dancer Alanna Morris (TU Dance), and a charge to the university community delivered by Keyonis Johnson (’14), vice-president of PRIDE Black Student Alliance.

For more information, please call the Hedgeman Center for Student Diversity Initiatives and Programs at 651-523-2423.