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MLK Celebration featuring Angela Davis

Angela Davis MLK event Jan. 31

Join us for Columbus State's annual event celebrating the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Jan. 31. The event is free and open to the public.

MLK Celebration featuring Angela Davis
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017
10 a.m.
Columbus State Conference Center Ballroom
Map & Directions

And don't miss two film screenings around her visit:

Free Angela documentary
Wednesday, Jan. 25
12 -2 p.m.
Library Media Studio

The Black Panthers; Vanguard of the Revolution
Wednesday, Feb. 1
2 - 4:30 p.m.
Library Media Studio

Through her activism and scholarship over many decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in movements for social justice around the world. Her work as an educator—both at the university level and in the larger public sphere—has always emphasized the importance of building communities with economic, racial, and gender justice.

Angela Davis in the 1970sProfessor Davis' teaching career has taken her to San Francisco State University, Mills College, and UC Berkeley. Most recently she spent 15 years at the University of California Santa Cruz where she is now Distinguished Professor Emerita of Feminist Studies.

Davis is the author of nine books and has lectured throughout the United States as well as in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and South America. She also has conducted extensive research on numerous issues related to race, gender and imprisonment.

The Jan. 31 date wraps up a month that celebrates Dr. King's birthday on the 16th, and kicks off Black History Month celebrated in February, and Women's History Month celebrated in March.