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Martin Luther King, Jr. Activities

Martin Luther King, Jr. Activities

Many events and activities will take place next week for the 2011 Martin Luther King celebration. One of the events will be on January 14 when Anton Reece, former WKCTC dean of student affairs, will be speaking in Lourdes Hospitals Marshall Nemer Borders Community Room at 3:30 pm. Reece will discuss the continuation of Dr. Kings dream.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Quick Facts

  • Birth: January 15, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Death April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee (assassination by gunshot)
  • Known for Leading the civil rights movement in the United States by means of nonviolent social strategies against segregation and racial discrimination.