LSU holds events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week

LSU holds events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will continue this week on the LSU campus.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, there will be speakers and a candlelight vigil honoring Dr. King.

One of these speakers includes Yusef Salaam, who was among the five teens from Harlem, known as the “Central Park Five,” who were tried and convicted in the Central Park jogger case.

The commemorative week also includes a performance night, in which LSU students will show off their talents in honor of the late civil rights leader.

You can find the list of events by visiting LSU’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration itinerary.

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