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Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Feb. 8 at Everett Community College

EVERETT — Community members are invited to join students, faculty and staff to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at Everett Community College.

Speaker Barry Scott will present a tribute to King's life, followed by a question-and-answer session from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Baker Hall, room 120.

During the presentation, Scott will speak about the civil rights movement of the 1960s, and perform portions of King's most famous speeches.

"This celebration will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and foster a sense of community, as we work in unity to keep the dream alive," said Karena Hooks, director of EvCC's Outreach, Diversity and Equity Center.

The free event is presented by EvCC's Student Activities Programs Board and Outreach, Diversity and Equity Center with the goal of promoting cultural awareness.

Everett Community College is located at 2000 Tower St. in north Everett. Follow the signs to event parking.

This event was rescheduled due to a college snow closure on Wednesday, Jan. 18.

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