SMU officially kicked off its 2010 MLK Week with a celebration in the Hughes-Trigg Commons Jan. 19. Make plans to participate in this week’s events:
• Jan. 20: Unity Walk – The annual Unity Walk down Bishop Boulevard honors the strength and sacrifice of the soldiers of the civil rights movement. Starts at noon on the steps of Dallas Hall and ends in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Commons.
• Jan. 21: The Trumpet Call: Faith in Action – An interactive discussion about answering the call led by local interfaith leaders. Begins at noon in the Hughes-Trigg Varsity. Co-sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain.
• Jan. 22: Unity Mixer – Celebrate the culmination of MLK Week with food, fun and fellowship, beginning at 8 p.m. in SMU’s Hughes-Trigg Varsity.
All events are co-sponsored by SMU Student Activities & Multicultural Student Affairs and the Paul Quinn College Office of Student Affairs, unless otherwise noted.
(Above, Dr. King speaks in SMU’s McFarlin Auditorium in 1966.)