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Alice Walker remembers Martin Luther King

Photo of Alice Walker speakingSharing the stage with a bust of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., author Alice Walker told a packed Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium at the annual King convocation that the slain civil rights leader "never left anyone out of his heart." Walker shared her memories of King's life and death, from hearing him speak to joining mourners after his funeral in Atlanta. The program included performances by Spirit Drumz and singer Catherine Owens, co-chair of UCSC's African Black Student Alliance. Students brought from area high schools and community colleges attended the speech following an outreach event at UCSC featuring Akasha Hull of the Women's Studies Department. More
January 28-February 3, 2002
Vol. 6, No. 22

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