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MLK Week @ CSB/SJU 2019

The Accessibility of MLK's Dream: The Forgotten Ones

Teach-In Schedule for January 23rd

CSB/SJU faculty and staff members present on various topics related to the themes of the week, the convocation speaker’s topic, civil rights, and MLK.


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MLK Week 2019: "The Accessibility of MLK's Dream: The Forgotten Ones" runs January 19th-25th, with events taking place each day. These events include the MLK Day Teach-In on Wednesday, January 23rd, as well as the following events throughout the week.

Keynote Speaker the Rev. Dr. Traci West

“Hate Harms: Remembering Why We Remember the Civil Rights Movement”

  • Monday, January 21st at 3:30 PM
  • CSB – Benedicta Arts Center 

Image of Rev. Dr. West

The Rev. Dr. Traci C. West is Professor of Ethics and African American Studies at Drew University Theological School, an ordained elder in the New York Annual Conference of the United Methodist church, and a member of United Methodists of Color for a Fully Inclusive Church. 


Save the Date: We Shall Overcome on 2/15

"We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr."

  • February 15, 2019 at 7:30 PM 
  • CSB - Escher Auditorium, Benedicta Arts Center

We Shall Overcome showcases a range of African American music traditions interwoven with spoken word from Dr. King's speeches. This inspiring production, which will feature a joint campus and community choir, ties together a living lineage of music and culture, including gospel, classical, jazz, Broadway and spirituals.