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Campus to Host Jan. 17 Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.


The UC campus will host a tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr., at noon, Wednesday, Jan. 17, in the Great Hall, Tangeman University Center. The event is sponsored by the AACRC; President Neville Pinto will deliver an opening welcome.

Date: 1/10/2018 12:00:00 AM
By: M.B. Reilly
Phone: (513) 556-1824

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Campus will host a tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr., at noon, Wednesday, Jan. 17, in the Great Hall, Tangeman University Center.

The event is sponsored by the African American Cultural & Resource Center and is titled “Remnants of the Dream: Deferred, Devalued, Yet Deliverable.”

The program consists of:

  • 11:30 a.m.: Doors open
  • 11:45 a.m.-12:05 p.m.: Ngoma and the Black Arts Collaborative
  • Noon: Opening presentation: LeLAnd Brown, Carver Ealy and P. Eric Watford
  • Opening Remarks: Ms. Kuamka and Mr. Mr. Kuamka 2018
  • Official University Welcome: President Neville Pinto
  • Additional welcome: Vice President for Student Affairs Debra Merchant
  • Official Student Welcomes: Student Government Association, Presidents, United Black Student Association
  • Universal Prayer: Leslie Keener, Catholic Campus Minister, University of Cincinnati,St. Monica-St. George Parish Newman Center
  • Statement of Deliverables: Eric Abercrumbie, Executive Director, Student Affairs Special Initiatives & Community Relations
  • Introduction of Speaker: Habari Gani Ambassador
  • Musical selection: AACRC Choir
  • Keynote Address: Rev. Damon Lynch, Pastor, New Prospect Baptist Church
  • Special Presentation: Mr. & Miss Kuamka
  • Closing Remarks: P. Eric Watford, MLK Chair
  • "The Charge:"Carver Ealy

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