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Wednesday, September 27, 2023


Campus honors King, Civil Rights Act

The nation honored Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday Monday, but UH will celebrate the civil rights leader’s life and actions through the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 22 at the New UC Theater.

The Celebration, which also commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, will feature speeches by President Renu Khator and former city attorney Gene Locke as well as performances by Stacy J and Unified Praise Dance team. A video giving a brief history of the struggle to pass civil rights legislation will be shown, according to

Students, faculty and staff can also give their time to the UH Day of Giving at the Houston Food Bank, held on Feb. 1 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Houston Food Bank at 535 Portwall Street. The volunteer event furthers the UH MLK Celebration by serving in the spirit of unity that King believed in.

Refreshments will be served at the Celebration Wednesday. Students can RSVP on Facebook.

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