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MLK Day Celebration

Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 9:30am to Monday, January 20, 2014 - 9:30pm

 

Martin Luther King Day, 2014 in Yellow Springs
Sunday and Monday, January 19th & 20th

“Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos Or Community?”

 

Sunday, January 19th

1:00—5:00 p.m. – The Little Art Theater in Yellow Springs
King
Academy Award Winning Producer/Director Richard Kaplan (Antioch College class of 1949) will present his 1970 Academy Award Nominated Film “King”

 

7:30—9:00 p.m. – Coretta Scott King Center  
Voices of Change: Songs and Poems of Freedom and Social Justice 
Community members share tests that represent liberation movements and ideas. If you want to perform, contact Louise Smith: lsmith@antiochcollege.org or call 937-471-0506


Monday, January 20th

9:30 am- Antioch College, McGregor Hall, Room 113

 

Opening Program

-Keynote Speaker, Rev. Joel L. King, Jr. (cousin of Martin Luther King, Jr.), member of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission for Ohio

-Musical Selections, Christopher Smith

-Readings by Antioch College Students

 

10:30 a.m.- Martin Luther King Day March gather at Mills Lawn Elementary School

 

11:00 a.m- Morning Program

Central Chapel AME Church,  411 South High Street at Davis Street

-The Booth Family Drummers,

- The World House Choir,

- The Central Chapel Choir,

- Peace Maker Awards,

- Address by Rev. William E. Randolph,

Pastor/Teacher, First Baptist Church, Yellow Springs

 

12:30pm- Lunch, Central Chapel AME Church

 

2:30 pm- “Where Do We Go From Here?” Antioch College Alumni/Student Panel Antioch College, McGregor Hall, Room 113

Panelists: Richard Kaplan, ’49
                    Maseo Cofield, ’71                   

     Amanda Cole. ’05
    Megan Howes, ’17-Current Antioch Student

Moderator: Kevin McGruder, Professor of History Antioch College

 

6:30—9:30 p.m. – 113 McGregor Hall, Antioch College
Academy Award Winning Producer/Director Richard Kaplan (Antioch College class of 1949) will present his 1970 Academy Award Nominated Film “King”

 

 

 

Location: 
Downtown Yellow Springs