Michigan Tech celebrates its annual Martin Luther King Week. Events include King’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech; a peace march in the spirit of the great peacemaker; actor Barry Scott’s tribute to his idol; and a closing banquet that features Charles Pugh, president of the Detroit City Council, a respected journalist turned popular civic leader.
Here is a schedule of events, beginning today:
Monday, noon–“I Have a Dream” speech, Memorial Union steps, followed by a candelight vigil and a peace march to the Rozsa Center.
Monday, 1 p.m.–Reception, Rozsa atrium.
Monday, 2 p.m.–Actor Barry Scott’s tribute to King, Rozsa Center.
Tuesday, noon–Traveling Trunk exhibit in the Van Pelt and Opie Library; includes photos, videos, speeches and background information.
Wednesday, noon–Blood drive, Van Pelt and Opie Library Reading Room
Friday, 4 p.m.–Basketball invitational, SDC Wood Gym
Saturday, 9 a.m.–Service Saturday at the Keweenaw Family Resource Center’s Tree House, where there will be stories and snacks for the children.
Saturday, 6 p.m.–Banquet, Memorial Union Ballroom, features Charles Pugh, president of the Detroit City Council. Admission is $15 a person.
For more information, contact the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at 487-2920.
Published in Tech Today.