Lecture honors MLK’s legacy


By Jillian Frank

     The College’s Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Remembrance Ceremony took place  Wednesday, Feb. 17.

     For those who are not familiar with Dr. Martin Luther King, he was an American clergyman, activist and prominent leader in the African American civil rights Movement. 

     To commemorate MLK’s legacy, a lecture was given by various speakers such as, The Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr. Senior Minister Emeritus of The Riverside Church and President of The Healing of The Nations Foundation. The lecture was held from 11am-12:15pm in the Sagtikos-Van Nostrand Theatre at the Grant Campus in Brentwood . During this ceremony, the guest speakers discussed our country’s history with segregation and the civil rights moment. They also discussed Dr. Martin Luther King’s life, what he tried to accomplish, and why it is so important to honor and remember him

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