Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Dillard University Library to Participate in the Worldwide Event Celebrating National Library Week: Letter From Birmingham Jail by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On April 16th, 2013, the 50th anniversary of the day that Martin Luther King, Jr. began writing his Letter from Birmingham Jail, participants worldwide will read King's Letter in celebration. Participants will host public readings from the Letter at various locations around the globe: libraries, museums, schools, universities, churches, synagogues, temples, work places, public parks, bookstores, street corners, coffee shops and anywhere people want to participate.

The Dillard University Library, a registered participant of the event, will showcase a reading of the letter, along with a display of pictures from the historic event, at 7pm.

The Dillard University community is invited.

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