MLK Day events to be held next week

As Dean Whaley noted in a recent email to students, there will be a celebration for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day next week. Details can be found at

On Tuesday, January 29, 2008, Wesleyan University will celebrate the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, a singer and composer who founded the internationally renowned a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock, will join us for the celebration. Dr. Reagon, who received an honorary degree from Wesleyan in 2001, will facilitate a lunch discussion and give the keynote address at the community-wide celebration to be held at 4:15 pm in Memorial Chapel. This celebration also will feature music from the Roadside Girls and The Ebony Singers, a student reflection, remarks from President Michael S. Roth and excerpts from Dr. King’s 1964 Baccalaureate Address.

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