Saturday, January 19, 2013

LIU Brooklyn to Mark Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service with Screening of "We Shall Not Be Moved: Downstate '63" by Deborah Mutnick

LIU Brooklyn's participation in this year's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service will include a screening of "We Shall Not Be Moved: Downstate '63," a short movie created by Professor Deborah Mutnick (English). Guest speakers: Jitu Weusi, Yvonne Harmon, Rioghan Kirchner and Lawrence Cumberbatch, former members of Brooklyn CORE (Congress of Racial Equality) who participated in the SUNY Downstate Medical Center demonstrations, which were organized by Brooklyn CORE to protest the lack of Blacks and Latinos in the construction industry.

More information about the LIU event.


More information about the national MLK Day of Service.

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