SMU students, faculty and staff celebrated the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday, Jan. 26, with the 2017 Unity Walk. The annual procession is part of Dream Week at SMU, which also included participation in Dallas’ annual MLK Day Parade on Jan. 16 and the University’s yearly MLK Day of Service on Jan. 28.
Myles Taylor of SMU News has created a video to commemorate the occasion. Click the YouTube screen to watch, or watch the 2017 Unity Walk in a new window.
> Read the full 2017 Dream Week story from SMU News
SMU celebrates Black History Month 2010 with “A Celebration of Soul” and events ranging from a read-in to a film screening to a community dinner. Next up: a game of Black History Jeopardy at 7 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Commons, cosponsored by Black Men Emerging, Omega Psi Phi & Phi Beta Sigma.
• Read more from SMU News
• Watch a slide show from January’s MLK Unity Walk
• Listen to Martin Luther King’s speech at SMU in 1966