We're about to host 4 big events on campus around the King holiday. I hope those of you in the area will come out to one of these if not all:
Friday, 6:30 p.m., Lawless Chapel. A Martin Luther King Jr Jazz Concert, sponsored by the Jazz & Heritage Foundation.
Sunday, 3 p.m., Lawless Chapel. City of New Orleans Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service, with Rev. John Bernard Wingate preaching.
Monday, 7 p.m., Lawless Chapel. The Poverty Manifesto Lecture by Tavis Smiley and Cornel West. Booksigning to follow.
Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Georges Auditorium. Martin Luther King Jr. Week of Peace Convocation and Awards, featuring Melissa Harris Perry, William Jelani Cobb, and Justice Bernette Johnson.