CSUB holding events in honor of MLK on 50th anniversary of his assassination
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) —
To honor Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination, California State University, Bakersfield will be holding several events Wednesday.
CSUB will have a faculty panel on King's legacy from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Dezember Reading Room.
They will also show a documentary on King at 2 p.m. in the Walter W. Stiern Library.
A public reading of King's letter from Birmingham jail will start at 4:30 p.m. at the Stiern Library.
CSUB President Dr. Horace Mitchell and Vice President of Student Affairs Thomas Wallace will both speak about King's legacy at 6 p.m. at the Dore Theater.
Memorials for King are also expected to happen nationwide.