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UMass Lowell Honors MLK Legacy

Lowell Sun

LOWELL -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and work will be honored in events at UMass Lowell that will kick off Black History Month. Events presented by UMass Lowell's Office of Multicultural Affairs include a student speech contest at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at Alumni Hall, UML North, 84 University Ave. and an MLK Day of Service for students beginning at noon Sunday, Feb. 5, at the Campus Recreation Center, UML East, 100 Pawtucket St. 

Other events include a solidarity march from UMass Lowell's East Campus to South Campus at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, beginning at the Campus Recreation Center parking lot, 100 Pawtucket St., and ending with a discussion at the O'Leary Library Learning Commons, Room 222, UML South, 61 Wilder St.; and a forum on the theme "Real Talk, Real Time Conversations" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Alumni Hall, UML North, 84 University Ave. 

For more information on Black History Month events at UMass Lowell, go to