Martin Luther King Jr. 50th Anniversary Celebration

Monday, October 16, 2017
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University Union (UU)
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(916) 278-6997
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Dr. Martin Luther King 50th Anniversary Celebration

On Monday, Oct. 16, Sacramento State hosts its 50th anniversary commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s visit to the campus, celebrating his 1967 speech to the University. The day’s theme is “Empathy, Equality, and Esteem.”

The daylong program will include a film screening, keynote addresses by broadcaster and author Tavis Smiley at noon and 7:30 p.m., a unity march, concert, and workshops. Join us to celebrate this very important day of honoring the life and legacy of Dr. King and his impact at Sacramento State.

All events besides the fundraising brunch are free of charge. For more information, please visit Note: Guests attending the free concert and free evening keynote will need to RSVP and download their tickets using Eventbrite. The direct links to download tickets is and

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