MLK Day at the University
Delaware State University joined with the state and local community Jan. 20 to remember some of the lessons taught by the martyred civil rights leader.
Delaware State University, in conjunction with Inner City Cultural League, held its annual noon Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday Program in the Education and Humanities Theatre. Prior to that, a healthy representation of University students, administrators, staff and alumni attended the Alpha Phi Alpha’s annual MLK Breakfast at the Modern Maturity Center.
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The MLK National Holiday Program featured remarks from U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, Gov. John Carney, Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall Long, State Sen. Darius Brown, DSU President Tony Allen, and a keynote address by the Honorable William L. Chapman, retired Family Court judge.
The program also included performances by the Sankofa African Dance Company, the University’s Concert Choir, and the Towne Point Elementary School Choir. The event was emceed by Michael D. Brown, artistic director of the Inner City Cultural League.