Miami and Oxford community commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.

Miami University and the Oxford community will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 15, with a special celebration.

Doors open at 10 a.m., with the event beginning at 11 a.m. at Shriver Center in the Heritage Room.

The guest speaker is Rodney Coates, professor of global and intercultural studies at Miami.

A complimentary breakfast will be served. Complimentary parking is available behind Shriver Center and along Maple Street.

The event is sponsored by:

  • The city of Oxford
  • The office of the president
  • The office of residence life
  • The Oxford NAACP
  • Talawanda School District
  • Center for American and World Cultures
  • Oxford Community Arts Center
  • Smith Library of Regional History
  • McGuffey Montessori School
  • Oxford Citizens for Peace and Justice