Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Week @ Portland State University | Free,Workshops, Film

From press release:
MLK Tribute 2014Portland State University
Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Week

March 20-24, 2014
More info: pdx.edu

Tuesday, January 21

  • Let’s Talk Series: Social Justice
    10 a.m., Multicultural Center, Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 228
    The Rev. Deborah R. Brown guides a workshop exploring privilege as it relates to social justice.
  • Oregon Black History
    1 p.m., Native American Student & Community Center, 710 S.W. Jackson
    Writer and educator Walidah Imarisha presents her research on black history in Oregon.
  • Carrying the Baton:An injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere
    5:30 p.m., Multicultural Center, Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 228
    A workshop exploring MLK’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

Wednesday, January 22

  • Panel Discussion: Coalition of Communities of Color
    Noon, Multicultural Center, Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 228
    Portland’s Coalition of Communities of Color will join PSU’s Cultural
    Centers to host a panel presentation on their Leadership Development
    Initiative.

Thursday, January 23

  • Film and Panel Presentation: Know Your Rights
    4:30 p.m., Multicultural Center, Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 228
    Screening of the film “Flex Your Rights – 10 Rules for Dealing with
    Police” and panel presentation by Judge Eric Bergstrom, public
    defender Ramon Pagan, and district attorney Nathan Vasquez.

Friday, January 24

  • Guest Speaker: Decolonizing the Mind
    6 p.m., Multicultural Center, Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 228
    Dr. Michael Yellow Bird talks about healing the trauma of colonialism.

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