2014 Keynote Speaker Actor/Activist Danny Glover
IN TWO WEEKS
JANUARY 20, 2014
ANNUAL DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., COMMEMORATION
An Evening with Danny Glover
6:30 PM • Langford Auditorium
Actor, producer, and humanitarian Danny Glover has been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 25 years. As an actor, his film credits range from The Color Purple, Dream Girls, Beloved, Places In the Heart, Grand Canyon, and of course the blockbuster Lethal Weapon franchise.
Glover has also gained respect for his wide-reaching community activism and philanthropic efforts, with a particular emphasis on advocacy for economic justice, and access to health care and education programs in the United States and Africa. For these efforts, Glover received a 2006 DGA Honor. Internationally, Glover has served as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Program from 1998-2004, focusing on issues of poverty, disease, and economic development in Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean, and currently serves as UNICEF Ambassador.
Other MLK Commemoration activities include:
•”Weekend of Action” Service Projects
•Nashville Freedom March
•Lunchtime Symposium featuring Lawyer and Immigrant Advocate Elliott Ozment
•Student Teach-Ins featuring Civil Rights Leader John Seigenthaler
•Freedom Ride Bus Tour
Please save the date and join us for this day of commemoration and reflection.
For more information please go to the MLK website at: