Thursday, January 11, 2018
Morris College Neal-Jones Auditorium
Morris College will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr on January 11, 2017, in the Neal-Jones Auditorium at 10:00 AM as a part of the 2018 Presidential Information Session. The speaker of the hour will be Sheyann Webb Christburg. Christburg is a civil rights activist who has spent years working for the equality of voting rights. She is an author, humanitarian, and recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded by President Barack Obama. A native of Selma, Alabama, she has been relentless in her dedication for justice and equality since the age of eight years old, which is how she earned the title, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s Youngest Freedom Fighter. The event held at Morris College will also feature Morris College Junior, Mr. Emmanuel Lee. Lee is the 2017 Statewide Oratorical Contest winner for Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated Belford V. Lawson Oratorical Contest. His speech entitled, Where Do We Go From Here-Chaos or Community. 50 Years after the death of Martin Luther King Jr. not only won the statewide contest but will lead him to the Regional Conference to compete in April of 2018.
Open to the public.