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MLK Celebration 2021

MLK 2021 main banner
Theme: Celebrating Unity in Community

 

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Attend any of the events (in -person or virtually) and receive a free “MLK Celebration 2021” shirt

Date Time Description
Friday, January 15th 5:30pm - 6:30pm MLK BIRTHDAY PARTY AND VIRTUAL CELEBRATION -TTU faculty and staff

Enjoy your favorite beverage and try one of these Birthday Mug Cake recipes!
https://kirbiecravings.com/category/recipes/mug-cakes/

Join Zoom Meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84890558952?pwd=amFPcmk2STloTFdwUjVLRHhNNFlPZz09
Meeting ID: 848 9055 8952
Passcode: w2kH05

Monday, January 18th 12:30pm - 2pm LUNCH WITH LEGENDS - Panel of activists, speaking on local grassroots activism (VIRTUAL)

"If you don't know where you've come from, you don't know where you're going."

Join us for a conversation with grassroots activist, politicians and entrepreneurs as they discuss their lives, the beloved community, and the nation. Bring your physical and mental appetite for an incredibly inspiring journey and learn how we can continue the legacy.

Guest Speakers:
-T.J. Patterson (First elected Black Council member of Lubbock City, daughter is the current council woman for district 2)
-Ms. Judith C. Johnson M.S.Ed. (Civil Rights Activist, former Staff Assistant & Confidante to Mrs. Corretta Scott King – former President of the MLK Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Atlanta, GA)
-Ms. Billie Caviel (Owned and operated the first Black pharmacy in Lubbock)
-Ms. Rose Wilson (Long time Lubbock Civic Leader,former President of NAACP and business owner)

Zoom Link:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xxgcnrJST5KiDxuzQbP0xg

Tuesday, January 19th 11am - 4pm MLK LEGACY MARCH: REFLECTION ROUTE

The 2021 MLK Legacy March is an individual challenge by choice 1-mile walking activity in commemoration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We encourage you to participate, as you choose, in the route activities to further your understanding and appreciation of the work and life of MLK.

The route starts on Boston Ave. at the Administration Building. Please practice community care by following Covid-19 guidelines and maintaining 6 ft distance from other participants.
Reflection Route map

Tuesday, January 19th 2pm - 4pm DEI CONVERSATION SERIES: ANTI-RACISM & ANTI-BLACKNESS

Deeply Rooted Conversations: Anti-Racism & Anti-Blackness Pt.1
http://bit.ly/359NndZ >

Join us as we discuss "Deeply Rooted Conversation" and create a space for faculty, staff and students to learn and discuss topics related to social injustice, privilege, diversity and inclusion in a 6 part series. The Anti-Racism & Anti-Blackness session will take an introspective look into Race, Racism & Anti-Blackness in guided campus wide discussion. Use the link to register.

Tuesday, January 19th 5pm - 7pm VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVE

SUB (during Organization Fair)

Though the Presidential Election has passed, it remains important that you are registered to vote! Elections at the city and state levels are opportunities for you to effect change in your community. Registration is free!

Wednesday, January 20th 11am - 1pm VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVE

SUB (Free Speech Area)

Though the Presidential Election has passed, it remains important that you are registered to vote! Elections at the city and state levels are opportunities for you to effect change in your community. Registration is free!

Wednesday, January 20th 10:30am – 12:30pm INAUGURATION WATCH PARTY (VIRTUAL)

Join with us as we watch history in the making! We will be livestreaming the Inauguration of the 46th President, Joseph R. Biden, and Vice-President, Kamala D. Harris. Following the inauguration and presidential address we will host a short discussion on the historical significance of this election as the first woman and person of color is elected on a Presidential ticket.

(Hosted by Women's and Gender Studies and Raider Education, a part of the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion)

Link to Register:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJItfuupqz4rHNcMH2L5-DKtN2r2LA9mGbHO

Thursday, January 21st (Streamed throughout the day) VIRTUAL MOVIE SCREENING

Event Link:
https://digitalcampus.swankmp.net/vs-ttu43206/watch/AD305C50F3425D61?referrer=direct

Friday, January 22nd   LUBBOCK MEALS ON WHEELS – DAY OF SERVICE

Representatives from the MLK 2021 Celebration Committee and TTU faculty and staff will be delivery meals to the Lubbock community for the Lubbock Meals on Wheels (LMOW) program. If you are looking for ways to serve your community serve with
LMOW.

    ALL WEEK - ART COMPETITION

Art gallery featured on the website

 

MLK Legacy March

The 2021 MLK Legacy March: Reflection Route is an individual challenge by choice 1-mile walking activity in commemoration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We encourage you to participate, as you choose, in the route activities to further your understanding and appreciation of the work and life of Dr. King.

The route starts on Boston Ave. at the Administration Building and the route activities are detailed on posters found along the route. You can also access the route map and route activities here on the MLK Celebration website.

Please view the MLK Legacy March: Reflection Route map

 

The MLK Legacy March: Reflection Route activities are listed below.

Stop #1: Welcome Video

 



Stop #2: Listen and Reflect


Stop #3: Test Your Knowledge! Facts about mlk jr. quiz

Stop #4: We hope that you will make the pledge to work towards bridging the divide in the TTU community, Lubbock area, and larger nation by supporting efforts of unity and greater understanding.

Take the Pledge!

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