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Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month Celebration

Black and white photo f Martin Luther King, with white text over it that reads "Sharing Our Voices, Telling Our Stories"

On Friday, March 19, we will celebrate the winners of our creative expression contest for “Sharing our Voices, Telling our Stories: Contemplating the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and our Nation’s Struggle for Racial Justice.” Join us at 4 pm in the Community Center.

1st Place: Jacqueline Jewell, SGPS – Collection of Poems (“Say Her name”, “Black & Blue”, “Little Mike”)

2nd Place: Joseph Richards, UC Class of ’24 – Poem (“Why I Hate Rabbit’s Foot”)

3rd Place: Isabel Acosta, UC Class of ’22 – Collection of Poems (“There Are So Many More”, “Do You Want to Save the World”)

Honorable Mention: Talaya Martin Smith, UC Class of ‘21 (Video & essay), Mason Dennis, UC Class of ‘22 (Essay), Abigail Brooks, UC Class of ’22 – Poem (“My Moment of Indignation”)

Be sure to check out all of the wonderful contest submissions online.