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Martin Luther King Day Events

MLK Celebration 2019
Our Call to Shape the Future: Building a Place for All.

Join us as we remember and celebrate the life, the dream, and the actions for justice of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  The Center for Social Concern has partnered with the Office of Multicultural Affairs to get the campus involved in the march and rally, the Martin Luther King Social Justice Plunge, and series of other events surrounding Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. See below for more information concerning MLK events. Click here for a printable event listing.

MLK City of Dayton March
Monday, January 21, 9:00AM, meet in the Adele Center

Students will meet in Adele Center for breakfast and work on posters to use during the march. Transportation will be provided from UD to downtown Dayton to allow students to participate in the march. Participants will then attend the closing ceremony for the MLK March.

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UD Speaker Series & Annual MLK Commemorative talk by Beverly Daniel Tatum
January 22, 2019 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm
Location: Kennedy Union Ballroom

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Cost: Free

Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, best-selling author of Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? and president, emerita, of Spelman College, will deliver the University's Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address. A clinical psychologist by training, Tatum is a nationally recognized authority on topics of racial identity development, race and education, strategies for creating inclusive campus environments and higher education leadership.

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Table of Plenty Lunch and Discussion
Thursday, January 24, 12:30-1:45pm, Torch Lounge

Join us for our Table of Plenty celebrating Martin Luther King Week. The Table of Plenty is a monthly opportunity for open lunchtime discussion on a complex social justice topic. We hope to have people join us with a broad spectrum of opinions to join us for respectful conversation where all sides are heard. Free lunch provided. PATH eligible. RSVP by Wednesday, January 16 at noon.

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Martin Luther King Social Justice Plunge

Serve in the community, dialogue about race relations, and explore how to advance justice in the spirit of Dr. King. Saturday, January 26.

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MLK Movie and Discussion Nights

Join us for viewing and discussion of
  • King in the Wilderness:  6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, Roesch Library Collaboration Space
  • The Hate U Give :  6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, Roesch Library Collaboration Space

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