MLK Celebrations at Ferris
Date: January 16, 2018
11:00 am- 6:00 pm: The Tunnel of Oppression, University Center 116
An interactive display that highlights contemporary issues of oppression designed to introduce participants to the concepts of oppression, privilege, and power. Participants this year will view a series of videos, with themes including but not limited to Black Lives Matter, GLBT Rights, Feminism, Intersectionality, and Sports Activism.
10:00 am- 6:00 pm: Room of Reflection, University Center 112
View and listen to speeches from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr that will play in the room throughout the day.
6:00 pm- 7:30 pm- Featured Discussion, University Center, 203
Ron Snead will be discussing the climate of Ferris in 1968, a reflection of Dr. Kings legacy, and what lessons can be learned to address social justice issues of today. This discussion will be moderated by Ferris professor of History Dr. Christian Peterson.