Center for Multicultural Student Services

Eastern Mennonite University MLK Day

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

10:00 - 10:15am: Solidarity March starting on EMU's Thomas Plaza to Lehman Auditorium.

10:15 - 11:15am: MLK, Jr. Celebration Chapel Service with Rev. Sharon Washington Risher, who was affected by the Charleston, S.C. shooting at the Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church as her beloved mother and the church's sexton, Mrs. Ethel Lee Lance, was killed along with eight others, including two cousins and a childhood friend. Sharon has been very outspoken about the nation's gun laws and is one of the national spokespersons for the grassroots advocacy groups Everytown and Moms Demand Gun Sense. Join the celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through praise and worship featuring the Eastern Mennonite University Gospel Choir.

3:00pm: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Movie, featuring a Talk Back facilitated by Tara Kisbaugh.

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