MLK Week and Keynote

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Kennesaw State University celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during MLK Week 2019. This year's theme,"Tomorrow is Today," derives from a quote where Dr. King urged us all to replace apathy and complacency with positive action.  Learn more about MLK Week events below.

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    Date/Time
    Program Title/ Location
    Description
  • Black History Month 

    Thursday, January 17th

    Noon -1:30pm

    This program is full

    **We are no longer accepting RSVPs for this event**

    Dr. King Legacy Luncheon

    Kennesaw Campus Convocation Center

    Join us as we kick off MLK Week with an opening luncheon and keynote address honoring Dr. King. Keynote address delivered by Ms. Mary Frances Early, the first African-American graduate from UGA. 
  • MLK March 

    Monday, January 21st 

    1 - 4:00pm

    RSVP Here 

    MLK March & Rally in Atlanta

    Peachtree St.and Ellis St. Atlanta, GA

    All students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members are invited to join the KSU Black Alumni Society in the annual MLK March in Atlanta. Wear your KSU gear or Black and Gold!  Start at Ellis Street and end at the MLK Memorial. 
  • MLK day of service 

    Saturday, January 19th 

    8am - 12:30pm

    RSVP Here

    MLK Day of Impact: Community Service Project - Various Volunteer sites in Metro Atlanta

    Off-campus location.  Transportation will be provided. 

    KSU students can choose to volunteer at 1 of 3 volunteer sites  
  • Six Voices 

    Tuesday, January 22nd 

    Noon - 1:30pm

    RSVP Here

    Six Voices Celebrating Dr. King Reflection

    Kennesaw Campus University Rooms A&B

    Six KSU community members from different backgrounds reflect on Dr. King's legacy.
  • black panther 

    Tuesday, January 22nd 

    5 - 8:00pm

     

    MLK Movie & Discussion: Marvel's "Black Panther"

    Marietta Campus Ballrooms A&B

    A screening and discussion of  Marvel's "Black Panther" followed by moderated audience discussion.  
  •  coretta scott king

    Wednesday, January 23rd 

    Noon - 2:00pm

    Coretta Scott King Paint & Sip

    Kennesaw Campus University Rooms B

    Learn more about the philanthropic efforts of Mrs. Coretta Scott-King while painting and enjoying mock-tails.  
  •  black panther

    Wednesday, January 23rd 

    5 - 8:00pm

    MLK Movie & Discussion: Marvel's "Black Panther"

    Kennesaw Campus University Rooms C

    A screening and discussion of Marvel's "Black Panther" followed by moderated audience discussion.  
  •  poetry slam

    Thursday, January 24th

    6 - 8:00pm 

    "Living the Dream" Poetry Slam

    Kennesaw Campus University Rooms A 

    A campus-wide social consciousness night of riveting poetry and spoken-word. Live jazz band and refreshments!
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Please contact Brandon Jackson at bjacks27@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-4518 with any questions, comments, or concerns.

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