FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (January 9, 2014) --
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and legacy, Broward College will host a series of special events. All events are free and open to the public. Events taking place at Broward College include:
North Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek
"Eyes on the Prize"
Wednesday, January 15, from noon to 2 p.m.
Broward College Library, Building 62
"Eyes on the Prize" tells the definitive story of the civil rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations continue to be felt today. For more information, call 954-201-2600.
Willis Holcombe Center, 111 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
"Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - A Historical Perspective"
Thursday, January 16, from 9 a.m. to noon
Building 33, Breezeway
This revealing documentary uses rare and largely unseen film footage and photographs to explore the life and legacy of one of the most influential Americans of the 20th Century. In addition to the film, a picture exhibition and information table will be displayed at the event. For more information, call 954-201-7377.
About Broward College:
Broward College is ranked as one of the top ten community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute. Serving more than 68,000 students annually, Broward College provides residents with certificate programs, two-year university-transfer degrees, two-year career degrees and baccalaureate degrees in selected programs. The mission of the college is to provide high-quality educational programs and services that are affordable and accessible to a diverse community of learners. For more information, visit www.broward.edu.