In collaboration with the Kalamazoo Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, we are hosting a private screening event of The Color Purple. Join us as we celebrate the opening of the American musical coming-of-age period drama film reimagined.
The Lewis Walker Institute for the Study of Ethnic Relations on the campus of Western Michigan University presents informative and interesting speakers, community interest, and student-centered events throughout the year.
December 27, 2023
January 15, 2024
"Chaos or Community?" is this year's theme for Western’s MLK Day Teach-in, part of an annual celebration in honor of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In addition, a featured exhibit curated by the Black History 101 Mobile Museum that honors Malcolm X will run at the same time as the teach-in.
Dr. Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X and an award-winning author, educator and producer, is the guest speaker for Western's MLK Celebration and will talk on the theme "Chaos or Community?"