Martin Luther King Jr. events, Jan. 20-25

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There are lots of events planned for Transy’s campus this week in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The events, hosted by Transy’s Black Student Alliance, kicked off this morning with the MLK Day Freedom March where Transy students along with members from the community gathered to walk the streets of Lexington to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Tuesday, Jan. 21
During lunch (12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.), there will be a table located in the Caf where local people who impacted not just Transy but the Lexington community will be represented! Stop by the table to learn about some local heroes.

Thursday, Jan. 23
Open Mic Night in the Writing Center is your chance to speak out and share your thoughts. This event is hosted by TU SPEAKOut and BSA and will begin at 7 p.m. Come out and show your support for your fellow students and listen to their thoughts.

Friday, Jan. 24
There will be a movie showing of “The Boycott” followed by a discussion in Cowgill 101. This event is a collaboration with both the Transy and University of Kentucky Black Student Alliances.

Saturday, Jan. 25
The week of events ends will a volunteer workday at the Ronald McDonald house! Volunteers will gather supplies in the morning and start baking at 4 p.m. Contact for more information on how to get involved with this event.