MLK Week 2017
University of Louisville Cultural Center
Friday, January 13 - Friday, January 20, 2017
Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 – Louisville Bus Civil Rights Tour
(11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Departing from Cultural Center)
The City of Louisville was an active site during the Civil Rights Movement. Join this free bus tour to explore the Louisville Downtown Civil Rights Trail. Register online at bit.ly/uoflrightstour.
Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 – MLK Day of Service
MLK Day of Service has been an American tradition since 1994. Join the UofL community in making it a "day on, not a day off". Free t-shirt, lunch and transportation provided. No registration required. For more information contact Brittany Barnes at email@example.com.
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 – Women in the Movement Discussion with Dr. Kaila Story
(12 – 1:30 p.m., Cultural Center)
Learn more about the many women who played important roles in the Civil Rights Movement, from leading local civil rights organizations to serving as lawyers on school segregation lawsuits. Followed by discussion of how their efforts to lead the movement were often overshadowed by men, who still get more attention and credit for its successes in popular historical narratives and commemorations.
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 – Movie Viewing & Discussion “Children of the Civil Rights Movement”
(6 p.m., Chao Auditorium)
Take a step back in time to a group of children’s six-year odyssey to freedom before the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Followed by group discussion.
Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 – MLK Wall Signing
(12-2 p.m., Cultural Center)
Gather for lunch in the Cultural Center and sign the commemorative MLK Wall with messages of love, inclusion and hope for equality for all.
For more information contact Dominique McShan at firstname.lastname@example.org.