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Chatham University to Honor & Explore Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

PITTSBURGH: Chatham University will honor and explore the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. throughout the month of January through a series of events under the theme,: “The Man Behind the Dream: The Complexities of Dr. Martin Luther King.” 

All events are open to students, staff, faculty and their friends and family. More info and registration on

Dr. King, the Theologian
Diversity Dialogues: Faith & the Activism of Dr. King
Tuesday, January 9th
11:30 a.m – 12:30 p.m.
Mellon Conover Room

Co-sponsored by the Interfaith Council

Dr. King and the Dream 
MLK Commemoration Breakfast
Friday, January 12th
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Mellon Board Room

Co-sponsored by the Black Student Union 

Black Bodies and the Justice of God
4th Annual Community Conversation on Race and Faith and the Kelso Lecture
Saturday, January 13th
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Speaker: Kelly Brown Douglas, Dean of the Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary 

Dr. King, the Public Servant 
MLK Day of Service
Monday, January 15th
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Dr. King, the Scholar 
Education Town Hall: “Deeper Learning: Creating Equitable Learning Spaces”
Tuesday, January 16th
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Laughlin Music Hall, Welker Room

Speaker: Angie Allie, Executive Director of the Office of Equity, Pittsburgh Public Schools; 

Sponsored by the Chatham University Education Department 

For more information on these events, contact Dr. Randi Congelton at