The March on Washington 50 Years On: Fort Wayne Echoes of Dr. King’s Dream

| August 21, 2013

A photo of Dr. Martin Luther King giving his "I Have a Dream Speech" at the March on Washington. Wednesday, August 28, 2013
7:00 p.m.
IPFW Walb Ballroom, Room 126

Sponsored by IPFW University Community Conversation (UC²) and Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

August 28, 2013, marks 50 years since the momentous March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous “I Have a Dream Speech.” Join UC² and the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs as we mark the anniversary of this event by welcoming to IPFW members of the community with a direct connection to the great march. Our panelists will engage in a discussion with faculty and students about the “greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.”

Moderator:
Deborah Godwin-Starks, Continuing Lecturer, Department of Communication, IPFW and Executive Director, Quasi, Inc. Stellar Women on the Move, WQSW-LP 100.5 FM, www.stellarwomen.com

Panelists:
Quinton Dixie, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Ethnic & Cultural Studies Program, IPFW
Rev. Saharra Bledsoe, President, NAACP, Fort Wayne Branch
Miles Edwards, Retired Educator, FWCS
Rev. Bill McGill, Pastor, Imani Baptist Temple
Glynn Hines, City Councilman, 6th District, Fort Wayne
Larry Lee, President, Leepoxy Plastics, Inc.

 For more information, call 260-481-6160 or email uc2@ipfw.edu

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