Commemorating MLK, Jr. Day 2016
Monday, January 18
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday Day of Service
Upper Tarble, 8:30AM-11AM
SELMA (Movie screening)
LPAC Cinema, 7pm
Selma is a 2014 American historical drama based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery, Alabama voting rights marches led by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., James, Bevel, Hosea Williams and John Lewis.
Tuesday, January 19
BCC Porch, 7PM
This vigil will bring the Swarthmore community together in remembrance of those who have suffered (and are suffering) injustice in our present systems.
Wednesday, January 20
MLK, Jr. Annual Luncheon with Keynote Speaker Rev. Dr. Leslie Callahan
Upper Tarble, 12:30PM-2:30PM
We invite you to join the Black Cultural Center for its annual commemorative luncheon, honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. with keynote speaker Rev. Dr. Leslie Callahan of St. Paul's Church in Philadelphia.
This event is open to all and lunch will be served on a first-come, first-served basis.
Friday, January 22
Collection and Reception
Friends Meeting House, 12:30PM-1:30PM
Join together with faculty, staff, and students for a campus-wide community collection including a time for reflection. Special performances from the BCC Gospel Choir and guest Haitian musician. Reception immediately following in the Whittier Room.
Black Cultural Center (BCC), Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, Deans Office, Office of the President, Student Budget Committee