Manchester Magazine Fall 2017 - Page 17

MU| F e a t u r e s On Page 14, Dr. King has lunch with President A. Blair and Patricia Helman, and several students, faculty and administrators. One of the students, Steve Stone ’69 is pictured shaking Dr. King’s hand. Opposite page at far left, Sue Wells ’70 Livers now dresses in period costume and teaches others, especially school children, about the history of the Underground Railroad in her hometown of Madison, Ind. Honoring a legacy Visit our MLK 50 website at www.manchester.edu/MLK50 as we update it with special events throughout the year. Planned so far: Above, students wait in the rain to get a seat for Dr. King’s speech at Manchester on Feb. 1, 1968. In the top photo, King descends a staircase in the Union with President Helman and, at right, King speaks on “The Future of Integration,” flanked by Helman and his colleague, Andrew Young. MLK Service Projects in North Manchester and Fort Wayne – Jan. 15 “Bending Toward Justice: Dr. King’s Visit and the Manchester Legacy,” an exhibit in Link Gallery – Jan. 31 to Feb. 28 MLK 50 Remembrance and Rededication Ceremony – Feb. 1, 2018 Spring Opening Convocation: “Where do we go from here?” – Feb. 6 Manchester | 17