Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Join the Division of Global Diversity, Inclusion, and Intercultural Affairs as Lamar University commemorates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., January 18-20, 2018.

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January 18
MLK Unity and Peace Rally in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, January 18, 2018

Location: Dining Hall Lawn to the Montagne Center Steps

As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gathered people to fight injustices and promote unity and civil rights, so shall we. Join us on the Dining Hall lawn to make posters and continue the message of MLK before taking part and walking in a rally to the steps of the Montagne Center. After recreating the historic walk on Washington, Rev. Albert Moses will recite a famous speech of Dr. King so we can remember that his legacy lives on in us today.



January 18
Keynote Speaker in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy

Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, January 18, 2018

Location: Galloway Business Building, Landes Auditorium Rm 101

Sheriff Zena Stephens will speak on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.



January 20
Day of Service in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy

Time: 8:30 a.m. check-in, 9 a.m. departure. - Noon, Saturday, January 20, 2018

Location: McDonald Gym Lobby

Students, faculty, staff and community members will unite in a day of service. 
Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Learn more

"The time is always right to do what's right."
– Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Division of Global Diversity, Inclusion and Intercultural Affairs
Carl Parker Building Room 106
(409) 880-7169

For questions concerning disability-related access or to request accommodations, contact:
Disability Resource Center
(409) 880-8347
drc@lamar.edu.