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Martin Luther King Jr. week to be celebrated online


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A group of marchers participate in the Martin Luther King Day CommUNITY March Jan. 20 South Washington Street.

Central Michigan University's annual week-long celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy hosted by Multicultural Academic Student Services will take place during the week of Jan. 18.

Five events taking place Monday through Friday will honor MLK by educating and inspiring attendees. Each event will take place via Webex or Instagram Live.

“A week like this is so important because it helps us think about the way we impact the world,” said Wade Tomson, Assistant Director of MASS. “It puts us all in the place where we have to think about our privileges and how we can use those for good.”

Details for MLK Week events:

Monday, January 18

CommUNITY Peace Service Live Streamed from Plachta Auditorium, Day of Service to Follow 

9:30-11:30am via Webex: cmich.webex.com/meet/jacks2wa

Access Code: 120 339 6005

Tuesday, January 19

Movie: “Black America Since MLK”

6:30-8:30p.m. via Webex: cmich.webex.com/meet/jacks2wa

Wednesday, January 20

Keynote Speaker: Sybrina Fulton, “We Are All Trayvon”

7-8 p.m. via Webex: cmich.webex.com/meet/jacks2wa

Access Code: 120 996 4663

Thursday, January 21

A Family Affair: Into the Diverse Lives of Families, Hosted by A Mile in Our Shoes

4-8 p.m. via Webex: https://cmich.webex.com/meet/kelly3k

Friday, January 22

CMU 3-Point Contest, Live streamed from the SAC

4 p.m. via Instagram Live: mass_cmu

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