MLK Day Opening Ceremony

Event Details

January 21, 2019 - 9 a.m.
McGaw Chapel

MLK DAY OPENING CEREMONY
Monday, January, 21 – 9 a.m.
McGaw Chapel
340 East University Street

The College of Wooster will celebrate the impact Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the civil rights movement has had on the United States on MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 21. The opening ceremony, taking place in McGaw Chapel (340 E. University St.), will feature a keynote address by Darnell Moore titled “No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black & Free in America,” the same title of his book that was recently published, at 9 a.m., followed by student performances. A prolific writer who is presently the writer-in-residence at the Center on African-American Religion, Sexuality, and Social Justice at Columbia University as well as editor-at-large for “Cassius” and co-managing editor of “The Feminist Wire,” Moore is an activist with passions centering on marginal identity, youth development, and other social justice issues in the U.S. and abroad. Of note, the opening ceremony will be live streamed.

The news release on all of the events of the day can be found here.

For more information, visit https://www.wooster.edu/students/diversity/msa/mlk/.