UWG to Hold MLK Day Celebration

Monday, January 11, 2010

The University of West Georgia’s Office of Institutional Diversity will present a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration on Tues., Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. at UWG’s Campus Center Ballroom in Carrollton. The event, which is free and open to the public, will have the theme, “No Time to Sit Down Now.” The University of West Georgia’s Office of Institutional Diversity will present a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration on Tues., Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. at UWG’s Campus Center Ballroom in Carrollton. The event, which is free and open to the public, will have the theme, “No Time to Sit Down Now.”

The speaker will be Elisabeth Omilami, co-director of the Atlanta-based Hosea Feed the Hungry program. Omilami is the daughter of the late civil rights leader Hosea Williams and his wife, Juanita.

Omilami is also an accomplished actress, having appeared in numerous films such as “Glory Road” and “Ray,” a biography of music legend Ray Charles.

For additional information, call 678-839-5400 or check online at www.westga.edu/diversity.