Tuesday, January 17, 2017

A Time to Break the Silence - MLK Events at University of the Incarnate Word

“A Time to Break Silence” for Dr. King 50 years ago and for us now
Feb. 1, Wed., 7 pm, 
UIW International Conference Center Auditorium, 847 E. Hildebrand, SA 78212
Feb. 9, Thurs., 12:00pm 
UIW Mabee Library Special Collections, 4301 Broadway, SA (Bring your lunch.)

Presenters: Jovanni Reyes, a veteran; Sister Addie Lorraine Walker, OST Director of the Sankofa Institute for African American Pastoral Leadership: Dr. Roger Barnes, UIW Sociology; Dr. Trey Guinn, UIW Communication Arts; Dr. Doshie P. Piper, UIW Criminal Justice Department, Holy Redeemer Community, and others
In the 50th anniversary year of Dr. Martin Luther King’s speech at Riverside Church in which he felt compelled to “Break Silence” and speak of the united triplets of racism, militarism and extreme materialism fueling the Vietnam war and ruining US democracy--- 
Please join us for a gathering considering the on-going challenges of these triplets and our call to be citizens building what Dr. King has called “the beloved community.” “The dream” cannot be a reality if we refuse to face the obstacles.                                                                               
Co-sponsors: Ettling Center for Civic Leadership, the Dialogue Institute of the Southwest, Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Leadership Conference of Women Religious - Region 12, San Antonio peaceCENTER, San Antonio Pax Christi, and others. 

For More Information: Sister Martha Ann Kirk kirk@uiwtx.edu  Phone:  210-829-3854 

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