Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

Monday, January 15, 2018

This day’s events co-sponsored by: Office of the President; Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education; Black Cultural Center; Willis D. Weatherford Campus Christian Center; Center for Excellence in Learning Through Service; Berea College Music Department; Union Church


9:30 a.m.

Gather at Union Church

200 Prospect Street

Music by Black Music Ensemble


MC —Leemu K. Hall, President, Black Student Union

Revs. Kent Gilbert & Rachel Small Stokes, Union Church

Rev. Loretta Reynolds, Chaplain, Campus Christian Center

Steven Connelly, Mayor, City of Berea

President Lyle Roelofs —"Why We March"

10:00 a.m.

March Line-Up

Led by Black Music Ensemble

March to Presser Hall—Gray Auditorium (Refreshments)

10:30 a.m.


Music by Black Music Ensemble

MC—Nana Boateng, Coordinator, Diversity Peer Education Team

"The Good Food Revolution," Malik Yakini

Co-founder and Executive Director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (DBCFSN)

12:30 p.m.


Berea College Cafeteria

3:00 p.m.

Convocation: "The Fannie Lou Hamer Story: A One Woman Play"

Performed by Mzuri Moyo Aimbaye, Phelps-Stokes Auditorium

4:30 p.m.

Reception and Conversations with Mzuri Moyo Aimbaye and Malik Yakini

Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education Gallery, hosted by Black Male Leadership Initiative