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50th Anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Letters from a Birmingham Jail’ at the Lundring Events Center

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Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

A complete reading of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter From a Birmingham Jail” will be presented by California Lutheran University on Tuesday, April 16 at 7 p.m.

The event will be followed by an interdisciplinary panel discussion about the letter’s significance in regard to social justice in our present-day society.  Students and faculty will share literary, historical, religious and political perspectives on how King’s themes of social justice and equality apply to current issues and events.

Admission is free. The event is sponsored by the Center for Equality and Justice, the Phi Alpha Theta History Club, the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society and the Department of Religion.

The Ludring Events Center is located at 130 Overton Court in Thousand Oaks. For more information, call (805) 493-3694 or visit www.callutheran.edu/events.

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