Featuring presentations that focus on various aspects of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s thought, mission, mandate and message in a 21st century context.
WHEN: April 12 – 13, 2019
TIME: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. (Institute will begin 9:30 a.m. on April 13.)
WHERE: Chappelle Auditorium, 1530 Harden Street
WHAT: Based on the theme “The Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.: Revisiting His Mission and Mandate 50-plus Years After His Assassination, the institute will focus on the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., from his early faith formation up to his role as a major Civil Rights’ leader focused on racial justice.
KEYNOTE ADDRESS SPEAKERS:
- Rev. Ronald Clifton Potter, philosophy and religion professor, Hinds Community College, Jackson, Mississippi
- Kenneth D. Johnson, Fellow of the Dickerson-Green Theological Seminary; Editor of the Telos “Martin Luther King, Jr., Fifty Years On”
SPECIAL KICK-OFF PERFORMANCE:
Dr. Marlena Smalls & Hallelujah Singers
Friday, April 12 | 6:00 p.m. | Chappelle Auditorium | Free to the public
Planning to join us? Please register for this free event by completing the registration form.