|Events Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.|
The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will be celebrated at the University with events through Jan. 27.
“We want to illustrate that Martin Luther King Day is more than just a day off; it’s a day of remembrance,” said Matthew Finley, president of the UND Black Students Association. “We would like everyone to come out and show their support.”
On Wednesday, Jan. 20, a Martin Luther King, Jr., potluck dinner will be held at the Era Bell Multicultural Center, 7-9 p.m. A gospel outreach will be held 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22, at the Loading Dock in the Memorial Union. T his family event – open to the public – features food and an open microphone for poetry reading, music and other talent.
Martin Luther King events conclude on Wednesday, Jan. 27, with “Put Out the Flame,” a program on the Holocaust presented by Timothy Scott in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl at 6:30 p.m. This event is sponsored by the UND Association of Residence Halls Programming Board.
All activities are sponsored by the UND Black Student Association and Gospel Outreach Ministries.
-- Jan Orvik, Writer/Editor, University Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org, 777-3621