MLK Jr. Day Honored in Grand Rapids with Selma Showing

WMU-Cooley Law School’s Grand Rapids campus honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on Monday, Jan. 20, with two showings of the movie Selma followed by a discussion on the topic of King’s work in civil rights.

WMU-Cooley Law School Librarian Donyele Darrough

The event was part of WMU-Cooley’s Equal Access to Justice Day, which suspends classes in observance of MLK Day. Students, faculty and staff devote the day to reflect and attend programs on the role of law and lawyers in protecting the right of everyone and assuring equal access to justice.

Pictured: WMU-Cooley Law School Librarian Donyele Darrough

Selma is a 2014 historical drama film based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by James Bevel, Hosea Williams, Martin Luther King Jr., and John Lewis.

Jan 22 2020

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