The University of South Carolina
Commemorates the Life of
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929-1968
Monday, January 18, 1999
"A Day of Service"
Service Events Registration
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Russell House Second Floor Lobby
Please call 803-777-6688 for pre-registration instructions.
Rally for Service Day Vounteers
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Greene Street
March to MLK Park in Five Points
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Greater Columbia Community
Food & Reflection for Service Day Volunteers
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Russell House Ballroom
7:30 a.m. Russell House Ballroom
Tickets: Sold Out. However, the program will be
broadcast live in the
Russell House Theatre at no charge.
Featured Speaker: The Honorable Jim Hodges
Governor, State of South Carolina
Sponsored by the University of South Carolina in cooperation with the
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Committee and USC Student Government
Black Law Students Association Celebration
3:00 p.m. USC Law School Auditorium Free Admission
Featured Speaker: The Honorable Robert Benham
Chief Justice, Georgia Supreme Court
Sponsored by the Black Law Students Association (BLSA)
An Evening to Celebrate the Life and Legacy of
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
An Encore Performance by the Hallelujah Singers: "Nuttin' but de Blues"
6:30 p.m. Koger Center for the Arts
Free Admission with ticket Tickets must be picked up at the Carolina Coliseum
Box Office prior to the event (maximum 4 tickets per person).
On the evening of the performance, please bring a canned good for the Harvest
Hope Food Bank.
Sponsored by the University of South Carolina in cooperation with the Martin
Luther King, Jr. Holiday Committee; USC Student Government; the Black Faculty
and Staff Association; and WIS-TV.
For further information, contact the USC Office of
Equal Opportunity Programs
at 900 Assembly Street. Phone: 803-777-3854.
Related Links to Martin Luther King, Jr. Information
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Directory
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center in Atlanta and The Martin
Papers Project at Stanford University have compiled
documents covering the life and career of the civil
The site contains a
biography, a chronology of King's life,
articles, and a
searchable bibliography of
reference sources. The site also
includes access to
letters, speeches, and commentary
written by King. A
simple, free registration
form is required to access the primary documents.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site
The National Park Service maintains information on the King historic site, including
contact information, facilities, and additional attractions. The page contains links to
Ebenezer Baptist Church and Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent
Social Change, Inc.