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 or Joseph Mold at