Longwood, Moton to host community MLK Celebration Jan 22nd & 23rd

Walgreens VP and best-selling author brings message of unity and resilience

5:30PM Wed, Jan 22nd, at Jarman
Longwood University and the Moton Museum invite the entire community to Jarman Hall on Wednesday, January 22nd, 5:30PM, for a special Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration.  Walgreens Chief Diversity Officer, Divisional Vice President, author and motivational speaker Steve Pemberton will deliver this year’s keynote address at Jarman, followed by a 7PM community reception at Moton.

Noon Thurs, Jan 23rd, at Lankford
The community is also invited to Longwood’s Lankford Student Union on Thursday, January 23rd, noon-1, for a campus Unity March led by Civil Rights heroes Joy Cabarrus Speakes, 1951 Moton student striker and Brown v. Board plaintiff; and Rev. J. Samuel Williams Jr.,  ’51 Moton student striker and 1963 Downtown Farmville Student Protests co-organizer.

The two days of events are part of a week-long celebration of Dr. King’s legacy.  Call Longwood University’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion at 434-395-2394 for more details.

Download flyer. Download campus map (Jarman #14. Lankford #30).

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