Celebrating the Life of Martin Luther King

“HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.” Event

January 15, 2020

9 am to 4 pm
Ellis Fine Arts Center-FREE EVENT

  • 9:00 am-Film- Eyes on the Prize: American Civil Rights Years (1954-1956) “Awakenings” Murder of Emmett
    Till/ Montgomery Bus Boycott.
  • 11:00 am-(Lunch & Learn) Dramatic Reading “Letter from the Birmingham Jail” by FSCC students and
    members of the community. Reception to follow with Birthday cake & drinks. Photo Promotion taken with “I Stand For Sign” (Participants may bring their own lunch). Drinks provided by Great Western Dining.
  • 1:30 pm- Film Showing: Eyes on the Prize: American Civil Rights Years “Fighting Back”(1957-1962)-Central
    High School & Little Rock Nine/ James Meredith & The Univ. of Miss.
  • 3:30 pm-Film Showing: Eyes on the Prize: American Civil Rights Years “Ain’t Scared of No Jail” (1960-1961)-
    Nashville Sit-ins and Boycotts/ Freedom Riders.

“MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. ASSEMBLY ”

January 16, 2020

11:35 am to 12:00 pm
Fort Scott High School Main Gym-FREE EVENT

  • The community is invited to the all school Martin Luther King assembly program.
    The program will include two presentations; “The Local Story of Segregation” by
    the Project Based Learning students and “Brown vs Board of Education” by the
    students in the Advance Placement Government class.

 

“CELEBRATION OF LIFE”  Event

January 20, 2020

9 am to 2 pm
Ellis Fine Arts Center-FREE EVENT

  • 9:00 am-Film Showing: Eyes on the Prize: American Civil Rights Years “No Easy
    Walk” (1961-1963)-Albany, Georgia/ Birmingham, Alabama/ The March on Washington.
  • 10:30 am-Film Showing: Eyes on the Prize: American Civil Rights Years
    “Mississippi: Is this America?” (1962-1964)-Medgar Evers/ “Mississippi Burning”
    Murders.
  • 12:00 pm-(Lunch & Learn) Community Member Panel Discussion with
    Moderator, Rev. George Proctor, United Missionary Baptist Church. Lunch
    provided by Luther’s BBQ. (Participants may bring their own lunch). Drinks &
    desserts provided by Great Western Dining.
  • 1:30 pm-Film Showing: “Martin” A ballet tribute to Dr. King written and
    directed by Gordon Parks.

For more Information, Call 620-223-2700 ext 5850