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A GREAT START — Student Shiloh Bechek, chairman of the Black Student Union, opens the gathering with a speech highlighting Martin Luther King Jr.s profound legacy.

Taking action at Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Amelia Kashian January 16, 2024

NMU students gathered in the Woods Lodge on Monday, Jan. 15 in memoriam of Martin Luther King Jr. to give back to the community and reinforce the importance of equality. The event began with a speech...

LEGACY—For NMUs MLK Day of Service, participants met outside of Forest Roberts Theatre before marching through campus together towards The Lodge holding a banner showcasing Kings message.

MLK Day of Service features guest speaker, community service projects

Harry Stine, Contributing Writer January 19, 2022
NMU held its annual MLK Day of Service gathering on Monday in the snowy weather to stand in solidarity and remembrance on the holiday. Featured on the day were service projects and a keynote speaker.
MLK Day events, speaker, to focus on community service, Black excellence

MLK Day events, speaker, to focus on community service, Black excellence

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor January 15, 2022

Monday, Jan. 17 marks the 36th celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day with nationwide marches and acts of community service. King, who would turn 93 years old this Jan. 15, will be honored at NMU with...

Poster for NMUs virtual MLK Day celebration. Pictured in the poster is MLK Jr. in his famed Walk to Freedom in Detroit.

Annual MLK Day celebration held virtually

Ashley Beronja January 19, 2021
For 2021's Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Northern Michigan University held online celebrations to honor the late civil rights leader while staying COVID-safe.

NMU students participate in the March for Equality at last year’s MLK Day celebration that occurs each year on campus. NMU has been honoring MLK’s legacy with marches and vigils since his assassination in the 60s.

Students unite to remember MLK Jr.

Kara Toay January 18, 2018

Students, faculty, staff and community members gathered for a day of events ranging from a march, poetry readings and other activities in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 15. The...

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