Friday, December 8, 2017

Annual Eastern Michigan University Martin Luther King Celebration Coming in January.

By Editor & Publisher Jeff Brown.

Eastern Michigan University will be hosting their 32 annual Mlk Celebration in January. The event will  extend over a six day period from Thursday January 11 through Tuesday, January 16. The theme this year is "Live the Legacy: Look Back, Be Present, Move Forward."

According to the university, the celebration event will begin on Thursday, January 11, 2018, with a march that will commemorate the 1965 Selma to Montgomery March that was led by Martin Luther King, Jr. The celebration will come to a close on January 16, 2018, at Convocation Center and the EMU basketball game. The game will be dedicated to the remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr.. There will be a special half-time recognition dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr.

According to the November 5 press release from Eastern Michigan, EMU is inviting the campus and members of the community to join in the important celebration and engage in dialogue concerning issues that the country faces today.

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