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West Michigan Students and Universities Holding MLK Day Events

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Today we remember Martin Luther King Jr. and what he meant to our country and the civil rights movement.

Students and colleges around West Michigan and in Grand Rapids will honor Martin Luther King Jr. throughout the day.

Tonight, Grand Rapids Community College hosts a free event featuring Chuck D of Public Enemy from 6:30 – 8:30. 

Other events include:

 

  • Aquinas College: day-long blood drive and a Social Justice March at 3:00pm at Wege Center Mall.
  • Calvin College: speaker at 12:30pm, part of the “January Series”.
  • Grand Rapids Community College: Peace March from Noon – 12:30. March starts and ends at Ford Fieldhouse. Program begins at 12:30 at Ford Fieldhouse following the march.
  • Grand Valley State University: Events throughout the day including a silent march at 1:00pm beginning at Zumberge Hall.

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