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Fort Lewis College honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with unity events

DURANGO - The annual Fort Lewis College tradition of celebrating Dr. King’s legacy will be held on Monday, January 20. The community is invited to join in the day’s free activities.

The traditional peace and unity march will begin the celebration at 12:20 p.m. Those wishing to participate should gather at the Center of Southwest Studies. The march will wind through campus, ending at the Student Union where an open mic and choir performance will take place.

Monday evening will feature a showing of the documentary White Like Me at 6:30 p.m. The film will be shown in the Student Union Ballroom. A panel discussion of the film and the significance of MLK Day will follow with FLC faculty and staff members Carey Vicenti, Emma Salazar, Yohannes Woldemariam and Jennifer Stollman.

For more information on FLC’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration, contact the FLC Diversity Programming Coordinator Nancy Stoffer at 970-247-7170.


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