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MLK Programs/Events

January 2015

1/17 | 8:00am - 4:00pm | Iacocca Hall
Lehigh Valley High School Multicultural Student Leadership Conference

1/22 | 4:10 - 5:30 PM | STEPS 101
Crime, Race and Injustice - Lehigh Responds to The New Jim Crow.
A panel discussion focused on Michele Alexander's book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness with panelists: Dr.   James Peterson, English and Director of Africana Studies, Dr. Monica Miller, Religion Studies and Africana Studies,Sharon Wiles-Young, Director Library  Access LTS and students Kara Falcone, Brenda Martines. Moderator, Dr. Lloyd Steffen, Religion Studies and University Chaplain.
 1/27 | 7:00 - 9:00 PM | Fowler Block Box, Zoellner Arts Center
 Rally for Peace - Bethlehem Area Middle School students express their views on peace through
 spoken word, music and video
 Free and open to the public
 1/28 | 4:30 - 5:30 PM | STEPS 280
 Philadelphia-based hip-hop artist Dice Raw of The Roots shares his 18-minute prison documentary created to accompany his new LP, Jimmy's Back, a concept album based on mass   incarceration. Free and open to the public.

1/28 | 7:00pm | Baker Hall
The New Jim Crow with Michelle Alexander

February 2015

2/17-19 |  Lehigh University
Malcolm X's World 50 Years Later: Reappraising Race, Religion and Revolution Today

Register here

 2/19 | 7:30 PM | Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center
 Notations: Rhapsody in Black: a one-man show that explores the actor's journey to understand and eventually transcend racism in America.
 Free and open to the public