Goshen College students, faculty and community members will focus on the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and explore the theme “Be Brave, Show Grace: Advancing Intercultural Action” during the MLK Day celebration events on Jan. 18 and 19.
Musician, peace activist and 1971 Goshen College graduate Anthony Brown will kick off the college’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration events with a performance centered around the life of Paul Robeson on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Goshen College Umble Center.
January 2014 events include a concert by the King’s Singers and the Martin Luther King Jr. Study Day events.
Goshen College will again focus on the values and ideals that characterized Martin Luther King Jr. through music and poetry, a documentary, a luncheon and discussions during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Study Day on Jan. 21.
January 2013 events at Goshen College
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Goshen News, 1.17.12.
During Goshen College’s 18th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Study Day on Monday, Jan. 17, the life and legacy of Dr. King will be celebrated through music, poetry, prayer, art, story-telling and a discussion about race. In particular, the role of faith in the civil rights movement will be at the heart of the day’s agenda, which has a theme of “Christ, Hope and Survival.” As the college cancels daytime classes so that students can participate fully in the events, the public is also invited.
During Goshen College’s 17th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Study Day on Monday, Jan. 18, the life and legacy of Dr. King’s emphasis on making peace will be celebrated through music, poetry, prayer, story-telling, a town hall discussion and a workshop. As the college cancels daytime classes so that students can participate fully in the events, the public is also invited.
Adam and Maggie Williams of Elkhart were subject to a cross burning at their Elkhart home in May 2008. Stacie Meyers-Ray is a former Osceola, Ind., resident whose neighborhood became home to a racial extremist compound.