Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

The College’s Martin Luther Day Celebration includes the participation of:

  • campus and community organizations
  • departments
  • faculty
  • staff
  • students
  • city officials and
  • community residents

The celebration includes:

  • a symbolic community march
  • an interactive workshop or conversation on racial inclusion and
  • a King Day Convocation held in Phelps Stokes Chapel

The campus and Berea community generally take part in the annual events, which have included presentations from such notable national lecturers as:

  • Naomi Tutu, Berea College alum 1983
  • Dr. Daryl Michael Scott, President of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, an organization founded by Berea College alum, Dr. Carter G. Woodson
  • Jim Kates, an organizer and participant in th Mississippi Freedom Summer Project