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2017 MLK Celebration

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
  • Martin Luther King Jr. speaker at Celebration at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Group at Celebration at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
  • Singer at Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration participants at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration participants at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration participants at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration participants at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

36th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

By All Means Keep Moving

JANUARY 12-14
KEEP REFLECTING
Civil Rights Trip to Memphis, TN (National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Hotel; Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum)
The trip is open to all undergraduate and graduate students.
Application submission is FREE; Trip Costs is $60.
Appplication will be available on October 2, 2017.
Sponsored by the Office of Inclusion and Equity

JANUARY 15
KEEP SERVING
Day of Service -
8:00am - 1:30pm, Hendrix Ballrooms A & B
Volunteer opportunities for the Day of Service will be available for sign up by December.
Blood Drive - 10:00am - 3:00pm, Hendrix Meeting Rooms A & B

JANUARY 16
KEEP HONORING
Commemorative Service
2018 KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Mrs. Jennifer Pinckney, chair of the Clementa C. Pinckeny Foundation, and widow of the late SC Senator Clementa C. Pinckney
6:00pm, Brooks Center for the Performing Arts
Free and open to the Public.

JANUARY 17
KEEP ADVOCATING
Oratorical Contest

Time TBD, McKissick Theater, Hendrix Student Center
Sponsored by the Minority Student Success Initiative

JANUARY 18
KEEP LEARNING
Tunnel of Oppression
Time TBD, Hendrix Student Center, Ballrooms A & B
Tunnel of Oppression is a simulation, acted out by members of our campus community that depict real-life scenarios of power, privilege and oppression experienced by marginalized populations in our society. Past years scenes highlighted issues such a racism, homophobia, and college rape culture.

Check back for continous updates as the Annual MLK Celebration draws closer. For more information, contact Kendra Stewart-Tillman.

If you missed the 2017 keynote speech by Dr. Walter Kimbrough, you can watch the full Commemorative Service here!

If you missed the 2016 keynote speech by Ms. Sybrina Fulton, you can watch the full Commemorative Service here!