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Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2012

Calendar of Events

Thursday, January 12

Unity and Peace Rally
5:00 p.m. - The Cistern Yard
Featuring performances by Daniel D and the CDA Singing Eagles, as well as a reading by Margaret Edwards

“MLK and Lorenzo Dow Turner: Leadership, Language and Liberation”
6:00 p.m. - Avery Research Center
A dialogue between Johnnetta Cole, director, Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, and Camille Akeju, director, Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum

Monday, January 16

MLK Day of Service *
8:00 a.m. - Cougar Mall
Students, faculty and staff dedicate their day to assisting the Charleston Children’s Museum and the Charleston YWCA

*Register by January 12, 2012. If you do not have a Google Apps account with the College of Charleston, please email Tom Holcombe to register.

Wednesday, January 18

“The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement”
7:00 p.m. - Stern Center Ballroom
Bob Zellner, Civil Rights activist, shares his experiences as a white Southerner committed to racial justice

Additional Campus Events

Friday, February 10

Civil Rights Brown Bag Lunch
Noon - Tate Center, room 132
Bring your lunch and join the Department of History for a lecture by Jon Hale (Teacher Education) and Robert Chase (Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture).