Upcoming Events to Celebrate Black History Month

Albion College students in the Kellogg Center
Theatre, music and art along with two culturally based dinners give Albion College's 2017 Black History Month Celebration an entertaining and thought-provoking flair.

They Heard MLK’s ‘I Have a Dream’ in Person. It Changed Them for Life


With Albion's Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation and Community Celebration coming up on January 30, Rosemary Smith Zander and Denny Kime, both from the Class of 1964, share their recollections of August 28, 1963, when they took part in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and listened firsthand to one of the seminal speeches in U.S. history. 

Albion Makes Impression in Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education Ranking


Albion College’s national reputation continues to shine with a strong placement earlier this month on The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings. On their list of the country’s best liberal arts colleges, Albion was ranked No. 65.

Milton Barnes, '79, Leads Second MLK Day of Dialogue and Service

Hundreds from the Albion community were encouraged to look beyond themselves as Milton Barnes, '79, delivered the keynote address January 16 during the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Dialogue and Service at Washington Gardner School. Barnes, who has touched hundreds of lives over more than 35 years as a basketball coach and scout, said, "Basketball is a big part of my life, but it's not the complete story. It's important to know where you come from."

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