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MLK Day event planned at Bay College

ESCANABA — “Social Justice and Non-Violence, The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” will be a lunchtime event held in the Bay Cafe on Monday, Jan. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Escanaba campus of Bay College.

Speakers include Zen Priest, Tesshin Paul Lehmberg, who will discuss non-violence from a Zen priest’s point of view; Kristy Phillips, a neshnabe enrolled in the Citizen Band of the Potawatomi Nation and a Lumbee descendent, who will be talking about MLK and the Native American civil rights movement; Dr. Amy Reddinger, who will be discussing how Dr. King’s legacy has impacted the LGBTQIA community; and Joseph Mold, executive director of online learning at Bay College, who will be discussing his experience with resistance through civil disobedience and non-violence.

A light lunch will be provided.

The event is free and open to the public, sponsored by the Bay College Diversity Committee.

For more information, contact Dr. Amy Reddinger at amy.reddinger@baycollege.edu or Joseph Mold at moldj@baycollege.edu.

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