MLK Jr. Week 2022 Events & Activities

All events hosted by Concerned Black Students (CBS) and The McClain Center for Diversity.

Movie Night: Selma

Monday, Jan. 17
8:30 p.m.
Blair Hall, Room 101

A film based on the historic 1965 march led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that helped guarantee equal voting rights for Black people and galvanize the Civil Rights Movement.

Cookies and Conversations - Alumni Panel

Wednesday, Jan. 19
5-7 p.m.
Barbara Deer Kuss Science Center, Bayley Auditorium (Sci 152A)

African American Wittenberg Alumni panelists will talk about their experiences at WITT, discuss the history of the CBS walkout, and answer questions from current CBS members.

Poetry slam with poet Akeem Olaj and student performers

Thursday, Jan. 20
7 p.m.
Benham-Pence Student Center, Founders Pub

Akeem's bio and promo videos

Breaking Chains

Friday, Jan. 21
6:30 p.m.
McClain Center for Diversity

Students will do an activity to help them process any internal or societal issue they would like to "let go" of or change.

CBS Kickball & Dodgeball Tournament

Saturday, Jan. 22
5 p.m.
The Steemer, Health, Wellness & Athletics Complex

CBS will be holding kickball and dodgeball games in the Steemer. Everyone is invited to join in for fun while eating pizza and enjoying some good music.

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