Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebration

MLK spoken word contest in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Who: Competition open to all MSU students
What: • Original text per the theme “Ode to Dr. King”
           • 2-3 minute time limit
           • No offensive language
Where: Present at MLK Jr. Event (1/21/19) at the Erickson Kiva
When: Submit until Friday January 18, 2019, 5pm to hallr@msu.edu
Hard copy: School of Social Work, Baker Hall 153
Prize: 1st Place-$250, 2nd Place-$150, 3rd Place-$100
Details: Contest Rules

On January 21, 2019, the MSU School of Social Work will host a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration to honor the history and accomplishments of one of America’s greatest advocates of civil rights and social justice. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Robert L. Green, Dean Emeritus at Michigan State University and Dr. King’s former education director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Please join us from 11-3 in the Erickson Kiva on the campus of Michigan State University.

This event is sponsored by the Michigan State University School of Social Work, Michigan State University Office of the President, Michigan State University Student Affairs & Services, Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, and James Madison College at Michigan State University.


Robert L Green
Dr. Robert L Green


Rodney Page performing at MLK Day 2017
Rodney Page performing at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in 2017


Mon, 01/21/2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm