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Embracing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy: 

Author William T. Lewis Sr. Headlines Inspiring Campus Events

In a tribute to the profound impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Office of Diversity and the Office of Intercultural Student Affairs proudly announce a series of events featuring the esteemed author William T. Lewis Sr., renowned for his work "Sweet Potato or Pumpkin Pie." These events, designed to foster dialogue and reflection, will unfold across multiple campuses, offering participants the chance to engage with Lewis's perspectives on Dr. King's enduring legacy.

Boone Campus Evening Celebration

Mark your calendars for Thursday, January 25, 2024, from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST, as the Plemmons Student Union Parkway Ballroom at the Boone Campus transforms into a hub of intellectual exchange, literary exploration, and dialogue. Attendees can anticipate an evening filled with enlightening discussions and an exclusive book signing session with William T. Lewis Sr.

Hickory Campus Luncheon

Simultaneously, the Hickory Campus invites you to a captivating luncheon on the same day, January 25, 2024, from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST, held in the Atrium. This event promises a delightful lunch and engaging conversations, providing a unique opportunity to interact with the author and delve into the themes of "Sweet Potato or Pumpkin Pie."

Exclusive Gathering for Staff and Faculty

For staff and faculty members eager to explore the intersections of literature, social justice, and Dr. King's teachings, an exclusive gathering is scheduled on Friday, January 26, 2024. From 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EST, join William T. Lewis Sr. for invigorating conversation and coffee at the Multicultural Center's new location, Plemmons Student Union 217.

These events, carefully curated, offer a platform for community members to collectively celebrate the principles of justice, equality, and unity championed by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. To ensure your spot at these events, please consider RSVPing through the provided invitations or visiting our event page [insert link].

As we unite to commemorate Dr. King's legacy, let these events serve as a reminder of the continued pursuit of a more just and equitable society.

Please RSVP for the events through Engage:

Jan 19