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Activities for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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.

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.

Details: 704-894-2225.

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