Martin Luther King, Jr. Week

"A Day On, not a Day Off" is how Martin Luther King, Jr. Week is celebrated at Central Michigan University. 

Annually, the third week in January kicks off the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy with a week of activities organized by the Multicultural Academic Student Services.

Most events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Seating is limited on a first-come, first-served basis.​ 

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2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Calendar of Events

Monday, January 16, 2017
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. CommUnity Peace Brunch
10am
Finch Fieldhouse
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
12pm
Bovee University Center
Sponsored by the Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. CommUnity Peace March & Vigil
3pm
Starting at the Bovee University Center
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Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Movie Showing: “Selma”
12pm
Center for Inclusion & Diversity (UC 108)
Co-sponsored with the Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center
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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Keynote Speaker: Jelani Cobb
7pm
Bovee University Center Rotunda
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Thursday, January 19, 2017
A Night of Reflection: Inspired Poems and Spoken Word
6pm
Center for Inclusion & Diversity (UC 108) 

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Friday, January 20, 2017
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charity Basketball Game
6pm
Student Activities Center (Small Sports Forum)
DONATIONS ACCEPTED