University celebrates MLK Week 2009

Martin Luther King Jr. at SMU, 1966SMU’s celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Week 2009 continues with the annual Unity Walk on Bishop Boulevard at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 21. The walk begins in front of the Owen Arts Center and ends in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Commons.

SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts and the Offices of the Chaplain and Leadership and Community Involvement cosponsor “Living the Dream: Education, Economics and Equality” at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Isabel & Comer Cottrell Student Union Building Grand Lounge at Paul Quinn College, 3837 Simpson Stuart Rd., Dallas.

The week culminates with a Unity Mixer at 8 p.m. Jan. 23 in the Hughes-Trigg Varsity. Join the SMU community for food, fun and fellowship.

All events are sponsored by SMU Student Activities and Multicultural Student Affairs (SAMSA) and Paul Quinn College Student Affairs, unless otherwise noted. For more information, visit SMU News. (Above, Dr. King’s 1966 speech in SMU’s McFarlin Auditorium.)

Hear Dr. King’s 1966 speech at SMU audio
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