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January 18, 2006

TO: Campus Community
FROM: Cornelius Kerwin, Interim President
SUBJECT: Events Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A number of campus-wide events are planned to celebrate the work and memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year's theme is "In the Spirit of Unity & Service: Remember! Celebrate! Act!"

The events planned pay tribute to Dr. King's historic achievements and affirm our commitment to promoting social justice, community service, and non-violence. Events include:

  • Film: Race is the Place – Thursday, January 19
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service – Saturday, January 21
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Commemorative Program – Sunday, January 22
  • Department of Literature Colloquium on Richard Wright – Wednesday, February 1
  • Black Boy , performance of Charles Holt’s one-man play – Wednesday, February 1

The Washington College of Law's birthday celebration, honoring Dr. King, was held January 17.

The Office of Multicultural Affairs website ( contains additional details on these programs. I encourage you to show your support by participating in these annual campus events.

Updated: January 18, 2006 11:03 AM


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