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"Faith in the Future"

Listen to the WTJU radio special about the celebration, here !

NEW : Democratic political strategist, university professor, author, and columnist Donna Brazile will give the keynote on Thursday, January 20th at 4 pm. More.

Freedom Riders documentary screening and pre-show introduction with Larry Sabato and Julian Bond. More.

Professor Kent Germany of the Miller Center's Presidential Recordings Program will lead a discussion of the relationship between King and President Lyndon B. Johnson. More.

Documentary screening with panel discussion led by Jim Childress. More.

The Honorable Louis M. Sullivan, M.D. and Vivian Pinn, M.D. ('68 Med) will speak about health disparities. More.

Amiri Baraka, poet icon and revolutionary political activist. More.

Arthur Romano, certified nonviolence trainer and international educator. More.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic visit to Cabell Hall in 1963. More.

Clayborne Carson, noted King scholar, will speak at the University of Virginia Law School.More.

Join us for a screening and discussion of Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond's Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian.



Join us as we commemorate the life and enduring legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during events planned

January 15-31, 2012Along with community partners, student and academic organizations we are planning a number of exciting events during this year’s celebration. We hope to see you at many of them. Your participation and feedback are welcomed.


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