Tag: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Dyson to speak at PBSC King celebration Jan. 12

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, an American Book Award recipient and two-time NAACP Image Award winner, will be the keynote speaker at the Palm Beach State College 18th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Jan. 12.
The event will be held at 11 a.m. at the Duncan Theatre on the Lake Worth campus, 4200 Congress Ave. It is free and open to the public, but attendees are asked to RSVP.
As part of the celebration, … Continue reading Dyson to speak at PBSC King celebration Jan. 12

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PBSC seeks nominations for 2017 MLK Leadership Awards

Palm Beach State College is seeking nominations for its 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Awards.
The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions toward improving the lives of others, particularly the underserved in Palm Beach County, through leadership, service and/or programs. Those contributions can include the areas of education, diversity, social justice, race relations, health care and economic empowerment.
There are five award categories: Individual, Organization, Palm Beach State Student, Palm Beach State Alumni and Palm Beach State Faculty/Staff. … Continue reading PBSC seeks nominations for 2017 MLK Leadership Awards

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MLK celebration speaker: ‘I want to live in a post-racist world’

If Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. were here today, “he would tell us to listen.” That’s what Dr. Marc Lamont Hill told a crowd of more than 700 people who packed the Duncan Theatre on the Lake Worth campus Thursday for Palm Beach State College’s 17th annual celebration of the noted civil rights leader.
“Listening is a key part of understanding our commonalities, our common histories, our common struggles. It’s also a way of recognizing the differences,’’ said Hill, … Continue reading MLK celebration speaker: ‘I want to live in a post-racist world’

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Hill to speak at Palm Beach State College King celebration Jan. 14

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, host of HuffPost Live and BET News as well as a political contributor for CNN, will be the keynote speaker at Palm Beach State College’s 17th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.
The event will be held at 11 a.m. Jan. 14 at the Duncan Theatre on the Lake Worth campus, 4200 Congress Ave. It is free and open to the public, but attendees are asked to RSVP at www.palmbeachstate.edu/MLK. … Continue reading Hill to speak at Palm Beach State College King celebration Jan. 14

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PBSC seeks nominations for 2016 MLK Leadership Awards

Palm Beach State College is seeking nominations for its 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Awards.
The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions toward improving the lives of others, particularly the underserved in Palm Beach County, through leadership, service and/or programs. Those contributions can include the areas of education, diversity, social justice, race relations and economic empowerment.
There are five award categories: Individual, Organization, Palm Beach State student, Palm Beach State alumni and, … Continue reading PBSC seeks nominations for 2016 MLK Leadership Awards

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