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Free Talk event at Lafayette library commemorates life of Martin Luther King Jr.

Posted: 4:58 PM, Apr 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-04 17:58:00-04

The Downtown Lafayette branch of the Lafayette Public Library is inviting the public to a commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr. 

The Free Talk event, hosted by The Center for Louisiana studies director Dr. Michael S. Martin, will examine King’s legacy and impact on the Acadiana area, recounting the days before his assassination and reactions in Acadiana. The talk is part of a lecture series called Beyond Black History Month.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018, is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Those attending should meet in the second-floor meeting room at the Main Library branch on Congress Street. 

The talk begins Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.