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  • MLK Celebrations at Ferris

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    Name: MLK Celebrations at Ferris
    Date: January 16, 2018
    Event Description:
    11:00 am- 6:00 pm: The Tunnel of Oppression, University Center 116
    An interactive display that highlights contemporary issues of oppression designed to introduce participants to the concepts of oppression, privilege, and power. Participants this year will view a series of videos, with themes including but not limited to Black Lives Matter, GLBT Rights, Feminism, Intersectionality, and Sports Activism.

    10:00 am- 6:00 pm: Room of Reflection, University Center 112
    View and listen to speeches from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr that will play in the room throughout the day. 

    6:00 pm- 7:30 pm- Featured Discussion, University Center, 203
    Ron Snead will be discussing the climate of Ferris in 1968, a reflection of Dr. Kings legacy, and what lessons can be learned to address social justice issues of today. This discussion will be moderated by Ferris professor of History Dr. Christian Peterson.
    Ferris State University Center
    805 Campus Drive
    Big Rapids
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