Community Wide MLK event

Island University Commemorates Black History Month with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration

Join Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi for the 6th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. This community event is free and open to the public and is held in partnership with Del Mar College.

The MLK Community Celebration will feature keynote speaker Symone Sanders, 2016 Press Secretary for U.S. Senator Bernie Sanderís presidential campaign and political contributor for CNN. At 25 years-old, Sanders was the youngest presidential press secretary in history. Her incredible skill in speaking and her understanding of political issues has led to multiple features on news networks. Currently, Sanders is Principle of the 360 Group LLC, where she provides communications guidance to organizations, businesses, individuals, campaigns and candidates that need solutions to tough political and social problems.

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