Andrews University to Mark 50 Years of King's Legacy

The 7th annual Andrews University Social Consciousness Summit will focus on the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. as it commemorates the 50th anniversary of his assassination (April 4-7, 2018). King was murdered on April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee.

Key presenters are Jason O'Rourke, Claudia Allen, Tatum Fowler, and Tiffany Llewellyn. The four-day event is co-sponsored by the Adventist Peace Fellowship, Adventists for Social Justice, the AU Office of Research & Creative Scholarship, the School of Graduate Studies, and the Office of Diversity & Inclusion.

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Wednesday, April 4

  • 6:30–8 p.m. Vigil: King Commemoration 

Thursday, April 5

  • 12:30–1:30 p.m. Lunch & Learn: Jason O'Rourke 
  • 6:30–9 p.m. Dinner & Dialogue—Film: The Rape of Recy Taylor 

Friday, April 6

  • 12:30–1:30 p.m. Lunch & Learn: Claudia Allen 
  • 8:45–10:30 p.m. Impact Vespers: Tatum Fowler

Saturday, April 7

ADVENTIST PEACE RADIO: If all goes as planned, we will record a podcast episode discussing King's legacy. Look for it here in late April or early May.

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