Commemorating MLK, Jr. Day 2018
Tuesday, January 23
Social Justice Workshop presented by the AORTA Collective (Anti-Oppression Resource and Training Alliance)
LOVE THE PEOPLE: BUILDING POWER THROUGH SANCTUARY
Scheuer Room - Kohlberg, 4pm – 6pm
Wednesday, January 24
Black Cultural Center Porch, 6PM
The Swarthmore community comes together in remembrance of those who have suffered injustice under our present systems.
Thursday, January 25
SAY THE WRONG THING! RACIAL JUSTICE FROM THE HEART
Scheuer Room - Kohlberg, 7pm – 8:30pm
Drs. Amanda Kemp and Michael Jamanis lead a musical and poetic journey through the evolution of their sometimes-conflicting creative relationship as they discovered ways to connect across race, genre, and culture. Excerpts from Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, and Assata Shakur’s poetry will be presented.
Friday, January 26
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 and a special performance from the Swarthmore College Gospel Choir.
Sponsored by the Office of the President, Black Cultural Center, and Office of Religious and Spiritual Life