by Emily Vontom, Published January 11, 2012
YPSILANTI - Eastern Michigan University will pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and legacy during the annual MLK President's Luncheon Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.
Lani Guinier, a civil rights attorney and the first tenured African American woman professor at Harvard University Law School, will deliver the keynote before the luncheon starting at 10 a.m. in the Student Center Ballroom.
The luncheon will start at 11:45 a.m. in the ballroom where there will be a presentation of the 2012 Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Awards. Tickets are $10 for students and $20 for faculty, staff and other community members.
MLK Day celebrations run Thursday, Jan. 12 through Tuesday, Jan. 17.
Events for the celebration include:
More activities will be added as the celebration draws closer.
Eastern Michigan University has a long and storied tradition of discourse, learning opportunities, creative expression and community building in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. For more information, visit emich.edu/mlk.