To commemorate the anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King. Jr., Michigan State University will host multiple events this Wednesday.
Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4th, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the shooting.
- Wednesday, April 4th, 11 am - 2 pm at the Kellogg Center: Dr. King's Message of Utilizing Peaceful Persistence to Overcome Fear in the Fight for Social Justice: An Interactive Conversation with Dr. Robert L. Green
- Wednesday, April 4th 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm - MSU Student Union, BSA: Commemoration of the First MSU MLK Assassination Protest March
- Wednesday April 4th, from 4:30-5 p.m., MSU's Black Student Association will have a commemorative march at MSU led by Dr. Robert L. Green. Dr. Green lead the first march the day after Martin Luther King's assassination at MSU 50 years ago.
These events are free and open to the public.
Dr. Green is Dean and Professor Emeritus who took a leave of absence from MSU to work with Dr. King's Southern Christian Leadership Conference from 1965-1966.