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Southeastern hosts Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Jan. 17

Contact: Christina Chapple


     HAMMOND -- Southeastern Louisiana University will celebrate the legacy of the late Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with a candlelight processional and program on Wednesday, Jan. 17. 

     The event, sponsored annually by the Kappa Nu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, will begin at 6 p.m. at St. Tammany Hall.

     Participants will walk to the War Memorial Student Union, where Alpha Phi Alpha will continue the tradition of laying a wreath at the tree planted in King's memory in the Student Union park. Shortly after the laying of the wreath, a special program will begin in the Student Union Theatre.

     For additional information contact Southeastern’s Office of Multicultural and International Student Affairs, 985-549-3850.

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