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   from the issue of January 12, 2006

Live the Dream


Martin Luther King Jr. week activities at UNL are detailed below.

Unless otherwise noted, all will be in the Nebraska Union, and are fee and open to the public.

Jan. 16

2 p.m. - Chancellor's Program, Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center, keynote speaker John Slade, "Martin Luther King Jr.: The Man and His Message," Chancellor's "Fulfilling the Dream" awards; 3 p.m., reception, Van Brunt Visitors Center, 313 N. 13th St.

Jan. 17-20

8 a.m.-8 p.m. - Interactive display in the Rotunda Gallery, "How Are you Living the Dream?"; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., display in the Alcove, "The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin."

Jan. 17

12:30 p.m. - Brown-bag lecture, "Free Speech???" Bob Wolfson, Plains States regional director of the Anti-Defamation League; 7 p.m., video, "Negros with Guns," Slade, moderator.

Jan. 18

12:30 p.m. -Brown-bag lecture, "Race, Poverty and Katrina: Roots of the Poor in the South," Meghan Winchell, assistant professor of history at Nebraska Wesleyan University and state coordinator of National History Day; 2 p.m., video, "Race is the Place"; 7 p.m., Standing Bear program, Judi gaiashkibos, executive director of the Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs, College of Law, East Campus Loop and Fair Street.

Jan. 19

11 a.m. - Brown-bag play, "Big Words, Strong Words," directed by Willy Banks; 2 p.m., lecture, "Continuing the Fight," Kalenda C. Eaton, assistant professor of English and ethnic studies at UNL.

Jan. 20

12:30 p.m. - Brown-bag panel, "Students of Color Share Experiences on a Predominantly White Campus."

Jan. 21

6:30 p.m. - 11th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet, hosted by Afrikan People's Union student organization; keynote speaker Nikki Giovanni, black American poet; tickets on sale Jan. 11-20 at the Nebraska Union Information Desk.



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