The MLK Commemoration is a day set aside for honoring the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., civil rights activist, leader, orator, preacher, and author of the well-known “I Have a Dream Speech,” among many other titles. Each January, NC State University, in collaboration with the African American Student Center and other African American organizations, sponsor a lecture featuring an esteemed scholar in his/her field. This event is open to the public.
Official Website: http://www.king-raleigh.org/natlevent/detail.cfm?EVENT_ID=4485
Added by folkie on December 18, 2009