Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 2011 celebration Calendar:
Columbia NAACP — annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Program
- 11 a.m. ceremony Monday at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on Stadium Boulevard.
- The ceremony will be followed by a motorcade from Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial to Second Baptist Church, 407 E. Broadway, where there will be a celebration program.
- There will be a free community luncheon following the program.
- For more information, contact Mary Ratliff at 445-3231 or 881-0163 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Poor People’s Breakfast
- The breakfast will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Monday at St. Luke United Methodist Church, 204 E. Ash St.
- The event is free, but donations are welcome.
- For more information or to make a contribution, contact Almeta Crayton at 874-0284 or 529-2151.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Candlelight Walk and Celebration
- Participants gather at 6 p.m. Monday at the Douglass High School gym, 310 N. Providence Road.
- The walk begins at 6:30 p.m. and ends with a service at St. Luke United Methodist Church, 204 E. Ash St.
- For more information, contact Bill Thompson at 874-6379.
MU's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Lecture
- A light reception will be held at 6 p.m. Jan. 26 in Memorial Union's Stotler Lounge.
- A presentation of “A Lie Cannot Live: Rescuing Honest Political Debate from Apathy and Disengagement” with New York Times Columnist Charles M. Blow begins at 7 p.m.