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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Commemoration
Start Date: 1/18/2020Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 1/18/2020End Time: 3:30 PM

Event Description:
Reclaiming the real legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Join us in celebrating the 91st birth anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr by remembering him first as a leader who struggled for racial equality, social justice, labor rights, peace, and against the entire system that reproduces inequality and violence.

Keynote speakers: Dr. Akilah Carter-Francique, SJSU African American Studies Department; Karthikeyan Shanmugam, Ambedkar King Study Circle; and Rev. Jethroe Moore, San Jose/Silicon Valley NAACP.

The celebration will also include: Unity presentation by Ethiopian and Eritrean communities, readings of excerpts from Dr. King's speeches, Dance of Peace, and multi-cultural drumming.
Location Information:
SJSU Main Campus

SJSU Main Campus - King Library
Contact Information:
Name: Sharat G. Lin
Phone: 408-297-2299
Photo of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Additional Information
Event will take place in the 1st floor Lobby.

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