“Promise in the Land of Possibility”: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin-Luther-King-Jr-“Promise in the Land of Possibility”: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Noon – 1:15 p.m.
Marygrove College Theatre

Join us as we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through words, songs, music and dance. This event will feature keynote speaker Rev. Dr. Nicholas Hood, Sr. Pastor Emeritus of Plymouth United Church of Christ in Detroit, and former Secretary at the founding meeting of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference under the leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Participate in the MLK Film Project 2014: Retelling the Dream

martin_luther_kingThe Department of Student Development invites you to retell the dream by participating in MLK Film Project 2014: Retelling the Dream.

What is it?
The 2014 film project is giving every Marygrove student, faculty and staff member an opportunity to retell the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King. Ongoing lines excerpted from Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech will be performed, filmed and edited by you! Everyone who participates will be featured in the final film. The film will debut during the Black History Festival coming in February.

When is the filming?

  • Tuesday, January 21
    12:00-4:00 p.m.

  • Wednesday, January 22
    9:30-11:30 a.m.
    1:30-3:30 p.m.

Where is the filming?
Filming will take place in the Green and Gold Room of the Student Center Building

What will you need?
Nothing-just bring yourself. All excerpts will be provided for you.

This project is sponsored by Connecting to the Grove and Student Involvement, Leadership and Greek Affairs.

For more information contact: Brian Proffer, 313-927-1472 or Tuoanyene Sims, 313-927-1469.


Marygrove’s MLK Day March

MG march 2013Over 40 Marygrove students gathered on Monday to celebrate Dr. King at our annual march around campus. Students made all the banners and posters for the event. See King Day poster for details on speakers that day. It was a great event.

Pictured (left to right): Arielle Edwards, Shalandrea Staffney, Ka’Ron Cooper, China Young

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, Jan. 23, 2013

Join us as we celebrate Dr. King’s legacy through words, songs, dance, and music, featuring keynote speaker Bishop Benjamin Gibert (see below), Senior Pastor of Detroit World Outreach, unsung hero honoree Kim Johnson (’12), Founder and Executive Director of the Center of Hope for Youth and Community, Inc., the Marygrove College Dance Company, the Contemporary Vocal Ensemble, and Student Service Learning honorees.

DATE: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013
TIME: Noon – 1:15 p.m.
LOCATION: Marygrove College Theatre

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