It’s a common Facebook status update today: “Looking forward to my 3-day weekend!!” But on Monday, Jan. 18, it’s not just about sleeping in and lounging around. DePaul will be celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a variety of events on campus during the month of January and into February. Take a peek:
* Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast
Includes a theatrical performance by Austin Talley (THE ’07) and keynote address from Lawrence Edward Carter Sr., dean of the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel and professor of religion at Morehouse College.
* Screening of “Citizen King” from noon to 2 p.m. in the atrium of the Student Center
DePaul Celebrates Black Historical Veterans Dinner
The dinner will honor Tuskegee Airmen, Buffalo Soldiers, Triple Nickels and others