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Martin Luther King Celebrated With Service, Lecture

Photo by Marra Clay.

Sarah Cornett

January 28, 2016

A march, lecture, and day of service marked ways the Whitman community honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu comes to campus as MLK speaker

Andy Monserud

January 29, 2015

State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu visited campus for a speech and a conversation with President George Bridges and the student body on Tuesday, Jan. 29. As this year's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day speaker, Justice Yu spoke on race, poverty and the criminal justice system to a crowd of students, faculty...

Whitman Celebrates Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sam Grainger-Shuba

January 30, 2014

From Jan. 20-30, the Glover Alston Center and Whitman College's Intercultural Center celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the important contributions made by leaders of the Civil Rights Movement during one of the most tumultuous times in U.S. history. While the federal holiday honoring King...

Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy

Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy

Skye Vander Laan

January 22, 2013

The annual candlelit peace march down Main Street to commemorate the life and message of Martin Luther King, Jr., drew about fifty Whitman and Walla Walla community members this year on Monday, Jan. 21. Pioneer videographer Skye Vander Laan transports us into the crowd and shares the voices of two women...

Whitman celebrates King’s legacy

Emily Lin-Jones

January 26, 2012

Samuel McKinney, a contemporary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will share his colleague's legacy with the Whitman community in a lecture on Thursday, Jan. 26. His lecture will mark the end of a series of events sponsored by the Intercultural Center and the Black Student Union. In past years, Whitman...

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