CAU student leadership to participate in metro Atlanta events to honor Martin Luther King Jr and his legacy
ATLANTA, GA – January 18, 2019 – Clark Atlanta University (CAU) will participate in a number of events to honor the life and legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who would have turned 90 years old this year.
The King Center will host its 51st annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative service, Monday, January 21
March and Rally
In the spirit of Dr. King’s legacy and the University motto “Culture for Service,” CAU students will engage in community service and public demonstrations during the federal holiday. Students will also join the Georgia Alliance for Social Justice for the annual Atlanta Martin Luther King March and Rally, meeting at the Bishop C.L. Henderson Student Center at 1:00 p.m. EST. The march will begin at 2:00 pm EST and proceed from Peachtree Street and Auburn Avenue, ending at the King Center on Edgewood Avenue.
CAU’s radio station, Jazz WCLK 91.9 FM will host special programming for the King holiday, including a
CAU Basketball Games
CAU will culminate its King holiday events at L.S. Epps Gymnasium as the women’s and men’s basketball teams take on the Fort Valley State University Wildcats. Lady Panthers will play at 6:00 p.m. EST; CAU Panthers will play at 8:00 p.m. EST.
About Clark Atlanta University
Established in 1988 by the consolidation of Atlanta University (1865) and Clark College (1869), Clark Atlanta University (CAU) is one of the Nation’s foremost research institutions, offering students from around the United States and several foreign countries the opportunity to engage in 38 exciting areas of study at bachelors, masters and doctoral levels. Located in the historic heart of Atlanta, one of the world's great international cities, CAU’s nearly 4,000 students enjoy access to academic and co-curricular experiences, from forensic
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