Baylor to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 14-17

Jan. 7, 2000

Several activities are planned to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the Baylor University campus Jan. 14-17.

A pre-medicine and pre-dentistry forum on Christianity and Medicine will be held at 3 p.m. in the Barfield Drawing Room in the Bill Daniel Student Center. The guest speakers will be Drs. Ray and Gloria Hammond of Boston, Mass. Dr. Ray Hammond is a surgeon and Dr. White-Hammond is a pediatrician. They serve as co-pastors of the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

The Association of Black Students (ABS) at Baylor will host a memorial service at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, in Miller Chapel.

The program will begin with a candlelight unity walk from the Bill Daniel Student Center to Miller Chapel. Baylor's Heavenly Voices Gospel Choir will provide special music and the Hammonds will be the guest speakers.

A special worship service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday in Miller Chapel, which also will feature Heavenly Voices and Drs. Ray and Gloria Hammond. For information, call


The Hammonds will speak at Chapel-Forum at 10 and 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 17, in Waco Hall.

The Annual Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon, hosted by the department of educational administration, will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Monday in the Barfield Drawing Room in the Bill Daniel Student Center. The speaker will be Dr. Delores Seamster, principal at N. W. Harllee Elementary School in Dallas Independent School District. Dennis McDaniel, a Baylor student, will provide special music and Kerry Burkley, education coordinator for the advocacy center for crime victims and children, will recite Dr. Martin Luther King's speech "I Have A Dream." The luncheon costs $14 per person and reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, contact Lamona Martin at 710-3117.

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