Annual MLK Day Celebration
Sewanee’s annual MLK Day Celebration will be at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 17, in Cravens Hall. The public is invitied to commemorate the life, legacy, and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Vice-Chancellor pro tem Nancy Berner will have opening remarks. The university’s Chief Diversity Officer, Sibby Anderson-Thompkins, and several student leaders will share uplifting messages reflective of this year’s national theme, “It Starts with Me: Shifting Priorities to Create the Beloved Community.” There will also be song selections from a number of the university choirs and a special performance by the Sewanee Step team.
Food will be provided by the University to best adhere to safety the precautions of COVID-19. There will not be a potluck this year.
All attendees are asked to wear masks and take the necessary measures to remain safe in the event that they are feeling unwell.
The program is sponsored by the Division of Diversity Equity and Inclusion, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the School of Theology, and the Black Student Union.