Susan Cannavino presents The Extraordinary Life of Martin Luther King Jr. This free, virtual presentation covers King's childhood, family values, adult relationships, career, and more.
Register online, in person, or by phone at 330.643.9015.
Martin Luther King Jr.'s significance for humanity cannot be considered only for his contributions as a preacher, pastor, civil rights leader, and world figure--he was and remains equally impactful as a theologian, philosopher, and ethicist whose life and thought to evince an enduring search for and commitment to truth.
This program will be presented on Zoom.
You will receive an e-mail with the participation zoom weblink one day before the program. Please contact the Library if you are unable to attend after registering.
Contact the Culture & AV division at 330.643.9015 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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AGE GROUP: | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | Books & Writing |
TAGS: | Zoom Program | Virtual Program | Virtual Event | Martin Luther King Jr. | Biography | American History |
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