Farmville MLK Week 2016

Together, the Moton Museum, Hampden-Sydney College and Longwood University, present a week of community events honoring the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Students and community members will gather at Longwood’s Lankford Student Union on Tuesday, January 19th, at 5:00PM, for a vigil and Main Street march to the Moton Museum.  At Moton, participants will come together for reflection and a panel discussion on activism and community organizing, past and present.

Internationally renowned researcher, educator, author and presenter, Dr. Joy DeGruy, will deliver an MLK keynote address Thursday, January 21st, at 4:00PM in Longwood’s Jarman Auditorium.  Dr. DeGruy is the author of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome — America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing, Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: The Study Guide, and the forthcoming Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome Part 2: Be The Healing.  Learn more about Dr. DeGruy.

On Friday, January 22nd, from 5:00-7:00PM, the community is invited to the second annual Common Ties Reception and Silent Auction at the Moton Museum.  Tickets are $10 per person and $18 per couple. Click here to purchase tickets online.


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