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This web site was created by Rice University’s Black Student Association and Office of Public Affairs to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to inspire others by his example.  

MLK Events at Rice


Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Candlelight Vigil and Celebration
“The Struggle For Social Justice Continues”
Sunday, Jan. 18, 6:30 p.m.
Chapel, Rice Memorial Center
Free and open to the public
 
Speakers:
Jenifer Bratter, Associate Professor of Sociology, Director of Kinder Institute’s Program for the Study of Ethnicity, Race and Culture
Alexander Byrd, Wiess College Master, Associate Professor of History
Luis Duno-Gottberg, Duncan College Master, Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
Michael Emerson, Allyn and Gladys Cline Professor of Sociology, Academic Director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research
Gary Nakamura, President, Japanese American Citizens League, Houston Chapter
 
A reception will follow in Farnsworth Pavilion in the Ley Student Center.
 
MLK Day Parade
Monday, Jan. 19
Rice University students will participate in 37th Annual Original Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade and the 21th Annual MLK Grande Parade.
For more information click the links below:
www.originalmlkparade.org
www.mlkgrandeparade.org