Wednesday: Annual MLK lunch; ‘Soundtrack for a Revolution’

Music and reflections on the civil rights movement will be themes of two events taking place Wednesday, Jan. 20.

  • At noon, “Food and Song for the Soul,” the annual Martin Luther King Jr . commemorative luncheon program sponsored by the African American Staff Group and the Black Community Services Center, will take place in Tresidder’s Oak Lounge.In addition to lunch, the program includes performances by Talisman and staffer ANITA BLACK and remarks by students JULIAN KELLY and BRANDON JACKSON and representatives of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute.
  • On Wednesday evening, at 7 p.m. in Cubberley Auditorium, there will be another screening of Soundtrack for a Revolution, a documentary film by Dan Sturman and BILL GUTTENTAG, an Oscar-winning  filmmaker, former Knight Journalism Fellow and a lecturer in the Graduate School of Business. The 82-minute documentary chronicles  the civil rights movement and features interviews with the leaders and foot soldiers committed to nonviolence.