Davidson College plans the following activities today and Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. All events are free. The public is invited.
Monday: 9:30 a.m., "Walk for Change" begins in Richardson Stadium, ends at Chambers Building with reading of Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" speech.
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., "Poetic Reflections of Social Justice," 900 Room, Alvarez College Union. Student members of Free Word Spoken Word Club.
1:30-2:45 p.m., "Women of Color and Visions for a Just Future," LaKisha Michelle Simmons, Department of History postdoctoral fellow.
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1:30-2:45 p.m., "The King Legacy and Responses to Environmental (In)Justice," Matt Samson, visiting assistant professor of anthropology, and Annie Ingram, professor of environmental studies and of English. Room 313, college union.
1:30-2:45 p.m., film, "Citizen King, the Documentary." 900 Room, college union.
3-4:15 p.m., "Isn't Stepping For Everybody? Racial Divisions as a Communicative Barrier to Building Community." Damion Waymer, visiting professor of communications. 900 Room, college union.
3-4:15 p.m., "Lessons with a Leader: A Conversation with King." Julia Jones, director, Chidsey Center for Leadership Development. Room 313, college union.
7 p.m., MLK Community Celebration Gospel Extravaganza. Duke Family Performance Hall.
Tuesday: 11 a.m.-noon, poet and social activist Nikki Giovanni, 11 a.m., Duke Family Performance Hall.