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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. remembered

The birthday observance for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) was Monday, Jan. 16. On that day, the Kansas City Art Institute hosted a celebration at 11:30 a.m. in Epperson Auditorium.

At 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, there was an event partially in honor of MLK in the Student Union Theater.

This event, sponsored by the Jobs Now! Coalition, Occupy Kansas City, UMKC Economics Club, UMKC College Democrats, the Institute for Labor Studies, the National Lawyers Guild and United Autoworkers Local 249, highlighted King’s dream.

The Division of Diversity, Access & Equity is sponsoring the 4th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Keynote Address at 6 p.m. Jan. 27, in the Student Union Multipurpose Room.

The keynote speaker is Professor Michelle Alexander from Ohio State University. This event is free and open to the public, but online registration is required.

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