Seton Hill Community Remembers Dr. Marin Luther King, Jr.
On January 26, Seton Hill University and the Multi-Cultural Awareness Task Force hosted the educational remembrance program, “King’s Dream,” in honor of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Students, faculty and guests were invited to relive and learn about the era and the legacy of King through a multi-media production by Kary Arts Production of Philadelphia, Pa. The presentation highlighted the civil rights movement and key influencers such as King, Malcolm X, Rosa Parks, the Arkansas Nine and the Freedom Fighters.
Keisha Che're Jimmerson, director of Intercultural Student Services, coordinated the event and was pleased with the outcome. “As always, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a time that our nation remembers a hero. Hosting a memorial event not only shows our gratitude, but also educates,” stated Jimmerson. “Here at Seton Hill University, we want give all students, guests and faculty a chance to learn and pay homage to the late Dr. King.”
The audience was captivated by the authentic films, songs and images from an era many had not witnessed. “As the event came to a close, guests left with a stronger appreciation for those, including Dr. King that fought for our nation’s civil rights and equality today,” said Jimmerson.