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Remembering Martin Luther King,Jr: 50 years later

When: Friday, 22 June 2018 - Friday, 22 June 2018
Where: Off campus
IPATC Offices, 5 Molesey Avenue, Auckland Park 2092, Johannesburg
Start time:14:30
Enquiries:

Dr Dawn Nagar at dawnn@uj.ac.za or Ms. Cecilia Nedziwe-Moyo, cmoyo@uj.ac.za; or Ms. Hope Hadebe, at ghhadebe@uj.ac.za; or 011 559-7230

 

RSVP:

Dr Dawn Nagar at dawnn@uj.ac.za or Ms. Cecilia Nedziwe-Moyo, cmoyo@uj.ac.za; or Ms. Hope Hadebe, at ghhadebe@uj.ac.za; or 011 559-7230

 

A documentary screening in remembrance of Dr Martin Luther King.

The University of Johannesburg's Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation (IPATC), in collaboration with the Wits African Centre for the Study of the United States (ACSUS), will host the screening of a documentary in remembrance of  Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.

Professor Adekeye Adebajo, Director, IPATC, and Professor Gilbert Khadiagala, Director, ACSUS, will lead a discussion after the screening of the documentary. Written and directed by Thomas Friedman, Dr Martin Luther King, Jr: A Historical Perspective offers a one-of-a-kind examination of King's extraordinary life. Using rare and largely unseen footage and photographs, Friedman explores how King's ideas, beliefs and methods evolved in the face of the rapidly changing climate of the Civil Rights Movement.

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