Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

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MLK, Jr. Invitational Basketball Tournament

  • Each year the WFU Office of Multicultural Affairs and Campus Recreation co-sponsor an invitational basketball tournament in honor of the memory Martin Luther King, Jr. As part of a larger weekend of events, the Invitational Basketball Tournament brings together teams from a variety of different schools in the area, including Winston-Salem State University, UNC Greensboro, NC A&T, Johnson C. Smith University, and UNC Chapel Hill, among others. This event includes tournament play up to a championship game, as well as a slam-dunk and 3-point shot contest. This is a free event for everyone.

 

GospelFest

  • Each year the WFU Office of Multicultural Affairs hosts a large-scale gospel celebration, in honor of the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. This event features a major gospel artist each year, and WFU’s own Gospel Choir. Past featured artists include Donald Lawrence, Martha Munizzi, Byron Cage, and Kim Burrell.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Keynote

  • Each year the WFU Office of Multicultural Affairs and Winston-Salem State University collaborate to host a major celebration in honor of the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A nationally-renowned speaker is brought in to give the keynote address, and past speakers have included people such as Berniece King, Lavar Burton, Ruby Dee, and Dr. Maya Angelou. This is a free event for all.